Obamacare Contraception Mandate Reaches Supreme Court

On August 3, 2011 the Department of Health and Human Services and the Internal Revenue Service jointly issued what has become known as the contraception mandate. This required all employer health plans, including religiously based hospitals, schools, charities and private employers, to offer:  “…all Food and Drug Administration approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and […]

Doing Well by Doing Good: Marketing and Management Science in the 21st Century

Benjamin Franklin understood that enlightened and ethical business practices produce more profit when he advised, “Do well by doing good.”  Over the history of American capitalism other entrepreneurs have prospered through application of this principle.   A short video featuring Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn makes the point that earlier entrepreneurs were driven by their […]