Why There are No Patron Saints for Modern Business

The Jesuit priest in his homily for the Catholic mass service I was attending with fellow high school students many years ago declared there were no Catholic patron saints for business people.  At least there weren’t any who could be a model for those who led corporations and enterprises.  In the Roman Catholic Church, patronContinue reading “Why There are No Patron Saints for Modern Business”

We Get More Via Mutually Beneficial Relationships

The parish priest wanted to construct a building beside the church.  The new building would be a venue to host church gatherings and organisational meetings.  He asked his parishioners for help.  A construction contractor approached the priest and offered to build the church at what he said would be half his standard price.  The 50%Continue reading “We Get More Via Mutually Beneficial Relationships”

Hoarding and How to Discourage It

When people buy a little more than what they usually need, we call it speculation.  When they buy much, much more, we call it hoarding. What happens when people hoard?  Do the enterprises that supply the goods gain in sales and profits?  Do hoarders make money? Hoarding happens when people perceive they might not beContinue reading “Hoarding and How to Discourage It”