Slumdog Millionaire—Information and quotes from Manohla Dargis, “Orphan's Lifeline Out of Hell Could Be a Game Show in Mumbai” New York Times (November 12, 2008): movies.nytimes.com; and James Christopher, “Slumdog Millionaire,” The Times (January 8, 2009): entertainment.timesonline.co.uk.
Role Models—Information and quotes from William M. Bulkeley, “Xerox Names Burns Chief as Mulcahy Retires Early” Wall Street Journal (May 22, 2009), pp. B1, B2; and Nanette Byrnes and Roger O. Crockett, “An Historic Succession at Xerox,” Business Week (June 9, 2008), pp. 18–21.
Ethics Check—Based on incident reported in “FBI Nabs 3 over Coca-Cola Secrets,” cnn.com (retrieved July 6, 2006); Betsy McKay, “Coke Employee Faces Charges in Plot to Sell Secrets,” Wall Street Journal (July 6, 2006), p. B1; and “Man Gets Two Years in Coke Secrets Case,” Wall Street Journal (June 7, 2007), p. A12. For your information, here is the rest of the story: After receiving a similar call, Pepsi executives contacted the FBI. A sting netted three former Coke employees. Coke's CEO thanked his Pepsi rivals for helping fight off “this attack” on its secret. Pepsi replied: “We did what any responsible company would do. Competition can be fierce, but it must also be fair and legal.”
Facts to Consider—Information from “The View from the Kitchen Table,” Newsweek (January 26, 2009), p. 29; and Del Jones, “Women Slowly Gain on Men,” USA Today (January 2, 2009), p. 6B; Catalyst research reports at ...