The subject of safeguarding the rights of minority shareholders has not
received much attention until now. After experiencing more and more cases
of wrongdoing throughout my business career, I have decided to explore
thoroughly the subject and devote several years to study the matter in a
theoretical and empirical research.
The philosopher Schopenhauer believed in the eventual triumph of truth,
despite the disappointments engendered by his indifferent contemporaries.
Two centuries later, we live in a time of accelerated changes, and we do not
have the long life to wait for the truth. Activist business ethics, business ethics
with a more activist militant approach, is needed in order to remedy the
wrongdoing committed to the stakeholders and minority shareholders.
"Is it time?" Jarth Rolan asked anxiously. Pilot Lan Barda pushed him gently back into a seat. "No, but very soon. And be calm—you're jumpier than a human." "But we've waited so long—yes, a long time. And I am anxious to get home." Lan peered calmly out of his vehicle. They were hovering in Earth's upper atmosphere, at the permitted limit. "Be patient. These people have almost
Darin Barney has written about technology's impact on practices of citizenship and democratic culture, suggesting that technology can be construed as (1) an object of political debate, (2) a means or medium of discussion, and (3) a setting for democratic deliberation and citizenship. As a setting for democratic culture, Barney suggests that technology tends to make ethical questions, including the question of what a good life consists in, nearly impossible, because they already give an answer to the question: a good life is one that includes the use of more and more technology....