Rotary International and its Impact on Capitalism and Globalization in the Twentieth Century
In his intriguing presentation, John Finegan explores the profound influence exerted by Rotary International, a century-old service organization, on the global economic landscape. The talk meticulously dissects Rotary’s pivotal role in fostering entrepreneurship, facilitating cross-border collaborations, and promoting ethical business practices worldwide. It highlights how Rotary’s commitment to ‘Service Above Self’ acts as a moral compass in the capitalist market, subtly influencing it towards a more socially inclusive model. Drawing a comprehensive picture of globalization, John further examines how Rotary’s vast international network has spurred cross-cultural understanding, thereby aiding the seamless integration of economies in an increasingly globalized world. This discourse invites its audience to reimagine Rotary not only as a service organization, but as a transformative catalyst in the realms of capitalism and globalization as well.
Businesses can prioritize ethical practices and community service alongside profit-making.
Rotary’s model encourages international cooperation over competition.
Rotary’s vast international network promotes cross-cultural understanding.
Peaceful societies can foster more stable and prosperous markets.
Values can be integrated into capitalist enterprises for long-term success.
What are people saying?
“"John Finegan is a gracious and generous guy and a rather remarkable forward-looking leader. I have found him to be diligent, proactive, smart as can be, energetic, creative, and internationally oriented. I admire his initiative and creative thinking!"”Honorable Sidney B. BrooksFederal Judge (retired)
“"John Finegan demonstrates effective and caring leadership!"”Professor Ved P. NandaDistinguished University Professor
“"John is incredibly knowledgeable and brings a wealth of experience to the table. J ohn is a kind individual and very thoughtful. His positive approach and attitude brightens every engagement."”Rob ScottPresident, Class VI Partners