Trudy Heller

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This paper attempts a partial, critical look at the construction and use of case studies in ethics education. It argues that the authors and users of case studies are often insufficiently aware of the literary nature of these artefacts: this may lead to some confusion between fiction and reality. Issues of the nature of the genre, the fictional,(More)
The practice of public health involves the application of evidence to improving population health, and should be accountable to the public. Accountability to the public can be considered either at the individual doctor-patient interface or through population-level policy making. The public, at both patient and population levels, should join the(More)
This paper focuses on the tension surrounding land conservation and development in Chester County, Pennsylvania. I argue that community involvement is critical to preserve natural resources and ecosystems. The more stakeholders work together to prepare for future strains on their natural resources, the better the quality of life will be for people and for(More)
The practice of public health has been criticized as being too involved with a narrow, managerial agenda focused on health care rather than the wider horizons of public good. Public accountability is central to the practice of public health, but is not mentioned in current definitions. We offer a new definition that recognizes the centrality of the public,(More)
Bridging Compliance and Main Business Innovation: Managing Product and Process Development for a Sustainable Environment 2 Innovation studies have traditionally developed in two separate research streams: " compliance " and " main business " innovation (Ashford, 1979). " Compliance " innovations are inventions designed to make a firm or an industry(More)
* Names are listed in alphabetical order. Authorship is shared equally. This paper seeks to contribute to our understanding of American society's failure to take collective action in the face of substantial loss to our natural environment. We argue that Group Relations Theory is an essential perspective for understanding this inaction, as it allows us to(More)