David Weitzner

David Weitzner

David Weitzner is an assistant professor of management at York University.

Will Corporate Social-Justice Initiatives Be More Than Just a Fad?

Will Corporate Social-Justice Initiatives Be More Than Just a Fad?

On June 16th, PepsiCo officials tweeted the details of their newly launched “Journey to Racial Equality”—a multi-part $400 million campaign that includes everything from “mandatory unconscious bias training” to adding “100 black associates to our executive ranks.” Previously, the company marketed itself with sunny slogans such as “Joy of

David Weitzner
David Weitzner
Activism
The Customer Is Not Always Right: A Reply to Elliot Berkman

The Customer Is Not Always Right: A Reply to Elliot Berkman

It’s a disheartening time for academia. Our cloistered world is beset by a number of existential challenges. Many of our once-venerable institutions are suffering from mission drift, saddled with administrators who have no idea how to navigate interfering voices on all points of the political spectrum. At the same

David Weitzner
David Weitzner
Education