Bailouts and stimuli: the hubris of centralized control

Lynne Kiesling Last Monday Mike asked “do you know what the car company of the future should look like?” The various politicians and bureaucrats who have been wrangling over the auto bailout requests think they do. The management of the “Big Three” have a vision that their shareholders have authorized them to pursue, but for … More Bailouts and stimuli: the hubris of centralized controlMore Bailouts and stimuli: the hubris of centralized control

Walmart’s increasingly green supply chain

Lynne Kiesling One of the most fascinating cases in environmental economics and business is Walmart. Over the past five years, Walmart has turned their famous supply-chain management sights on reducing the environmental impact of the products they sell while still keeping their costs, and therefore retail prices, as low as before. This Fortune magazine article … More Walmart’s increasingly green supply chainMore Walmart’s increasingly green supply chain

Walmart’s increasingly green supply chain

Lynne Kiesling One of the most fascinating cases in environmental economics and business is Walmart. Over the past five years, Walmart has turned their famous supply-chain management sights on reducing the environmental impact of the products they sell while still keeping their costs, and therefore retail prices, as low as before. This Fortune magazine article … More Walmart’s increasingly green supply chainMore Walmart’s increasingly green supply chain