Category Archives: Business Behaviour

Amazon, Facebook, Google: too big?

On May 15, 1911, the US Supreme Court ruled that Standard Oil was an “unreasonable” monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act.  It ordered Standard to break up into 34 independent companies. Mr. Dave Hodges and Dr. Michael Savage muse that … Continue reading

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“Beware the ‘tion-factor'”

The writer in the link below compels us to be wary of the “tion-factor”:  amalgamation, deinstitutionalization, privatization, globalization, suburbanization and intensification. Government and business love such words because when John and Jane Q. Citizen hear or read them they think:  … Continue reading

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Politician-purchasers, media-purchasers

Mr. Trump is a thorn in the side of the political and media circles who have been bought and paid for. Who are the politician-purchasers and media-purchasers in your locality? P.S.  The sky has still not fallen in the UK.  … Continue reading

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A Bloody Mary with bloody chicken wings

It’s estimated that 1.25 billion (no, we’re not talking about gas plant cancellations) chicken wings will be consumed on Super Bowl Sunday in the United States.  Is Canada good for, say, a quarter of a billion? Some or all of … Continue reading

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Donation, or better business

Before your business makes a donation based on altruism, attention, a tax benefit (or a combination thereof) ask yourself these questions: Do we produce a product with safe ingredients and safe byproducts? Is our manufacturing process and business culture safe … Continue reading

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