Category Archives: Social Sciences

National culture matters more than corporate culture

By Dr David Hugh-Jones DavidHughJones_shutterstock_176512148

Volkswagen recently admitted its cars had cheated on emissions tests. The news damaged the company, and caused soul-searching in Germany. Would the country lose its valuable reputation for reliable engineering?

The scandal underscores the social importance …

Ancients Anonymous

By Dr Tom GeueTom Geue Blog post Banksy Picture

On October 8 2013, the popular darling/critical whipping boy ‘Banksy’ scrawled a little masterpiece of epigraphy on a Brooklyn door. That is, the artist or collective of artists working under this broad-church, catch-all pseudonym told us …