Faith and Business
Rev. Dr. Bruce Baker, Ph.D. September 21, 2013 Spiritual capital is becoming a hot topic. It helps explain the appeal of new ideas like Bill Gates’s “creative capitalism” and John Mackey’s “conscious capitalism.” Yet it goes beyond those secular notions by recognizing the spiritual side of work. To be able to create value is a […]
Brooklyn Dodgers’ President Branch Rickey paved the way for Jackie Robinson’s success and the desegregation of baseball, simultaneously demonstrating that a desire for profit can coexist with a desire for justice. John Terrill discusses Rickey’s legacy in his article, “Messy Motives and Good Work,” featured in the August 30, 2013 issue of Comment Magazine.
In this interview, Jeff Van Duzer, Provost at Seattle Pacific University (and former Dean of SPU’s School of Business & Economics) answers questions about layoffs, people vs. profits, pay scales, and more. Shirley Hoogstra (host of Inner Compass at Calvin College) interviewed Jeff in early 2013; the interview was broadcast on southwest Michigan PBS in February.
Yes, says Jeff Van Duzer, SPU provost and former dean of the School of Business and Economics. Read his award-winning article in SPU’s Response magazine.
“Big data” refers to information that is too large to be handled by a simple operating system. It can be used to research a broad spectrum of information such as purchases from various businesses, or the online tools we use to store photographs. Big data allows us to view big chunks of information in order […]