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Why Grand Rapids is not Flint

KBEI Director Michael DeWilde gave a presentation entitled "Why Grand Rapids is not Flint" on Social Capital. The presentation has been broken up into five 10 minutes videos. Please enjoy below. 


General Business Ethics


Flint's decline, Grand Rapids' success predicted in 70-year-old study- Link below - Click for full story 




  • Anne-Marie Slaughter's TED Talk: Can we all "have it all" 
  • Author Bill McKibben is interviewed by Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry: A Conversation with Bill McKibben
  • Panel Discussion at GVSU on The Future of Capitalism: Constructive Competition or Chaos?
  • Michael Pollan's TED Talk: ‘A Plant’s-eye View’
  • KBEI panel discussion on  The Role of Religion in Business


Fixing the Game by Roger Martin book cover

Managed by the markets by Gerald F. Davis book cover

Practical Wisdom by Barry Schwartz book cover

Moral Markets by Paul J. Zak book cover

Boomerang by Michael Lewis book cover

The big short by Michael Lewis book cover

Moral Mazes by Robert Jackall book cover

A path appears by Nicholas D. Kristof book cover

The island of the center of the world by Russell Shorto book cover

The age of acquiescence by Steve Fraser book cover

Our kids by Robert D. Putnam book cover

The great disruption by Adrian Wooldridge book cover

Behavioral Ethics



Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely book cover

The righteous mind by Jonathan Haidt book cover

The happiness hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt book cover

Blind spot by Max H. Bazerman book cover

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman book cover

The moral molecule by Paul J. Zak book cover

Moral Tribes by Joshua Greene book cover

The glass cage by Nicholas Carr book cover

The Shallows by Nicholas Carr book cover

Normative Ethics



Justice by Micael J. Sandel book cover

A better way to think about business by Robert C. Solomon book cover

A more beautiful question by Warren Berger book cover

Medical Ethics


A palliative ethic of care by Joseph J. Fins book cover

Medical Humanities by Thomas R. Cole book cover

Rights come to mind by Joseph J. Fins book cover

Being moral by Atul Gawande book cover