Posts tagged with: Quakers and business

Quakers & Business Gathering June 2016

Quakers & Business is a group set up around a century ago by Quakers working in business, who wanted a space to discuss their particular concerns. Their gathering on Saturday 25th June was themed ‘What would today’s Cadbury look like?’ You can read Quakers & Business’ account of the day at: At its height, […]

Can anthropology shed light on the financial crisis?

At the recent Quaker Business Conference 2010, senior Financial Times journalist Gillian Tett explained why she thought the answer to the above question is ‘yes’. Before becoming a journalist, Gillian worked as a social anthropologist in Soviet Tajikistan while studying for a PhD. One of the things anthropologists observe is what is discussed and, perhaps […]