This article focuses upon the growing problem confronting companies and their shareholders: the use of general treasury (i.e., shareholder money) to propagate political agendas which are not only contrary to companies’ policies of employment, but are committed without the input or knowledge of the shareholder, leading to an aura of distrust, alienation, and diminution of both shareholder value and principled leadership.
Goodridge, Julie N.W. and Jantz, Christine
"Corporate Political Spending: Why Shareholders Must Weigh In,"
The Journal of Values-Based Leadership:
2, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/jvbl/vol5/iss2/3