It is the great multiplication of the productions of all the different arts, in consequence of the division of labor, which occasions, in a well-governed society, that universal opulence which extends itself to the lowest ranks of the people. Every workman has a great quantity of his own work to dispose of beyond what he himself has occasion for; and every other workman being exactly in the same situation, he is enabled to exchange a great quantity of his own goods for a great quantity, or, what comes to the same thing, for the price of a great quantity of theirs. He supplies them abundantly with what they have occasion for, and they accommodate him as amply with what he has occasion for, and a general plenty diffuses itself through all the different ranks of the society.

— Adam Smith, Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)

 

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Welcome to Dr. Adina Dabu

We are delighted to announce that on October 6, Dr. Adina Dabu will join us at the BCSC. Dr. Dabu most recently worked as an assistant professor of management and human resources at HEC in Paris, France.

Business as a Moral Endeavor

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In 2014 the video “Business as A Moral Endeavor” was produced with support from BCSC. This short film is intended to encourage broader consideration of the ways in which business contributes meaningfully to a humane and just society.