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How Wells Fargo Became a Bank

By Samuel Phineas Upham In 1848, just after news had gone public that gold was discovered near Sutter’s Mill in California, a lot of money started pouring into the state. Two potential investors were Henry...

A Model for Giving The Effect of Cor...

Part 3 Just as all charities are not equal for a given firm, nor are all employees created equally in terms of the effects of firm identity changes on performance. In keeping with Chatman’s value fit...

A Model for Giving The Effect of Cor...

Part 2 Ashforth and Mael (1989) discuss how significant the prestige of a group can be to an employee’s social identification to that group. They argue that social identification (perceptions of oneness with...

A Model for Giving The Effect of Cor...

Part 1 In addition to potential external customer attraction benefits, there are also possible powerful internal benefits for a corporation that gives to charity. In this essay we lay the groundwork for a...

Thoughts on Love and the Human Heart...

By Samuel Phineas Upham “On (and Beyond) Love Gone Wrong” is an essay written by Stephen A. Erickson included in my book Space of Love and Garbage. Stephen A. Erickson is the E. Wilson Lyon...

The Way to Climb Art – By Samu...

By Samuel Phineas Upham In New York City’s Central Park there is a bronze statue that has garnered the attention of thousands if not millions of children. It’s the “Alice in Wonderland” statue....

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