Michael Novak, American Enter- prise Institute,
twice the U.S. Ambassador for UN Human Rights Commission; winner of the
Templeton Prize (always larger than the Nobel Prize)
The big issues that we face as a global people are
touched on by these basic principles about value and value creation. These are
the concepts for discussions around the dinner table.
guides were first prepared for the PBS feed into our business schools and
universities throughout the USA, today these studies (and their corresponding
video) are being integrated as chapter endings for the best-selling college
textbooks used in business classrooms literally around the world.
case study is never complete. Within this website each point eventually becomes
an interactive question and you may opt to contribute to it. Your insights,
your point of view, can actually change the way we understand and act on what
has been said. Each of us can constantly deepen our understanding of historical
moments. It doesn't change the history but it does change us.
Three Case Study Guides are emerging from this
episode of the show. We hope we can continue this development with all
1. Junior & Senior High School:
Democratic Capitalism for the Classroom. We are working with some faculty
members at Texas Tech University on some curriculum development. We welcome the
help of others.
2. College & university courses: These
guides are published as a case study in many college textbooks published by
3. At Work: We take many of these points
and link them to a study of their first principles (the highest level of
meaning that has an inclusive generality) and then apply that understanding to
an action plan whereby all small businesses can begin actively participating
and acting to solve the most pressing needs within our local as well as our
We anticipate such actions will also be good
business in every sense of the word.