Item Details

Anatomy of a Corporate Takeover [electronic resource]

produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society ; series producer, Fred Friendly
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In Program 5, a panel of prominent Americans in the fields of business, law, and economics discuss ethics as they relate to corporate takeovers. They consider what responsibility is owed to shareholders, investors, employees, consumers, and the public, and whether there should be a sense of fairness in the corporate world. Debating the issues are T. Boone Pickens; chief executives from Borg-Warner, Goodyear, and Berkshire Hathaway; economist Lester Thurow; and Senator Tim Wirth.
Release Date
1989
Run Time
57 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
  • With content drawn from literature, the Bible, European tradition and contemporary American problems, series promotes the use of the Socratic method to build analytical skills and think through ethical diemmas.
  • Coordinated with "Ethics in America, published by Prentice-Hall, 1989.
Related Title
Ethics in America (Television program)
Series
Ethics in America
Series Statement
Ethics in America ; 5
ISBN
0897765265 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1989.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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