Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: ACLU of Ga. Hires Former DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis For New Role; And More

December 4, 2017

Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:
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  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on the upcoming election for several runoff races in Atlanta and metro areas.
  • 1:30: A look at the theory  and practice of “conscious capitalism” to improve workplace culture. A conversation with Dr. Raj Sisodia award-winning author, a distinguished professor of global business at Babson College and the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Conscious Capitalism.
  • 20:25: Andrea Young, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia, stops by with former DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, to announce that Ellis will be the ACLU of Georgia’s first ever Political Director. In 2013, Ellis was indicted on charges of attempted extortion and perjury. The case led to a lengthy legal battle for Ellis which included serving eight months in prison. Ellis and Young talk about the initiatives for the new position, and why Mr. Ellis’ previous experience makes him the right fit for this role.
  • 38:30: Plus, speaking of workplace improvements, Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace found that only one-third of American employees are engaged at work — there’s a new, local initiative to address this. We learn more about the Institute for Spirituality in the Professions at Mercer University’s-McAfee School of Theology from the institute’s founding director, Paul E. Knowlton.

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