1This case is developed based on information found in the following: John, E., & Fisher, A. (2011, February 6). Ethical pioneers changing the way we live: Ricardo Semler: Classroom revolutionary. The Guardian. Retrieved from http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/06/ethical-living-martha-lane-fox; Semler, R. (1989, September/October). Managing without managers. Harvard Business Review, 76–84; Semler, R. (2004). The seven-day weekend. New York: Portfolio/Penguin Group. Note that the quote in the second paragraph (“I'd come from…”) is drawn from John & Fisher (2011). The quote in the fifth paragraph (“Most of our programs…”) is drawn from Semler (1989: 77). The quote in the sixth paragraph (“I can honestly say…”) is drawn from Semler (2004: 12).
2This quote and the reference to Frank Lloyd Wright are taken from Orr, D. (2006). Design: Part I. Geez, 3, 8.
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