CEE Review: African exotic oils entrepreneur, Lying’s high cost, Emotional marketing, and more

News and Opinion

Kaizen interviewee Magatte Wade‘s exotic oils and beauty products profiled in The New York Times.

At Forbes, Carmine Gallo on the one habit that brilliant TED speakers practice up to 200 times.

LyingThe high cost of lying: Rebekah Campbell on how even small lies undermine your success.

Emotions and how our brains decide what we share online (Fast Company‘s site).

At YouTube, an unofficial Tesla ad made for $1,500 goes viral.

Individualism and economic growth: In an NBER paper, “Culture, Institutions and the Wealth of Nations,” Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Gerard Roland compare the growth gains that individualist ethics generate compared to those of collectivist ethics: “We construct an endogenous growth model that includes a cultural variable along the dimension of individualism-collectivism. The model predicts that more individualism leads to more innovation because of the social rewards associated with innovation in an individualist culture. …”

Announcements

Moral philosopher Neera K. Badhwar has a new book forthcoming from Oxford University Press: Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life.

In October, Croatia’s University of Zagreb is hosting a conference on Global Environment, Stakeholders’ Profile and Corporate Governance in Geodesy.

See you next time with our digest of new and interesting items in entrepreneurship, ethics, and political economy.

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