December 13th, 2011

Dore: Ogre

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Прихожу домой, там младенец с няней.
- Look! It's your papa!
- Папа, включи мне компьютер!
Няня, строго:
- Andrew, what's the magic word?
- Пожалуйста!
Няня, озабоченно:
- Was that "please" in Russian?
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Mr. Twister

Социальная ответственность бизнеса

Оказывается, совет директоров инкорпорированной в Нью-Джерси корпорации не обязан действовать в интересах ее акционеров.

14A:6-1: In discharging his duties to the corporation and in determining what he reasonably believes to be in the best interest of the corporation, a director may, in addition to considering the effects of any action on shareholders, consider any of the following: (a) the effects of the action on the corporation's employees, suppliers, creditors and customers; (b) the effects of the action on the community in which the corporation operates; and (c) the long term as well as the short-term interests of the corporation and its shareholders, including the possibility that these interests may best be served by the continued independence of the corporation.
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Dore: Ogre

Гуманитарное, 2 шт.

1. Bloomberg -- Students of the eight elite colleges composing the Ivy League in the northeastern U.S., such as Sandra Korn of Harvard and Tom Moore of Cornell, are criticizing their universities for sending high numbers of graduates to Wall Street, rather than to jobs that emphasize community service. Careers in financial and consulting firms are frequently presented as the best or only option, said Korn, a sophomore majoring in history of science and gender studies who participated in the Nov. 28 protest.

2. New York Times -- But Linda Darling-Hammond, an education professor at Stanford, said Finland could be an excellent model for individual states, noting that it is about the size of Kentucky.