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Greed

The intense, perhaps inordinate, desire for wealth. There is no consensus as to how much desire qualifies as greed. Some believe greed to be positive as it motivates business, which spurs economic growth. Many others, however, believe greed can go too far and create unsustainable growth or growth at the expense of social justice. The morality of greed is a concern in the field of business ethics.
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He punished the king for being greedy and he used his magic to make a horn grow on the king's head
At least Milliband has said he will take on greedy utility companies and other greedy companies and individuals who don't pay their taxes, and also reverse the creeping privatisation of the health service.
The more greedy the CEO, the less the company was valued," Hitt says.
Greedy Little Pig, based at Hade Edge, Holmfirth, is celebrating after four of its products now carry the gold and black Great Taste logo.
Greedy Grub is a story full of rebounds and learnings with a universally appealing character," said Laurel.
YOUR front page photograph of Ineos oil billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's luxury yacht sums up the greedy one per cent in the world today.
IF we were to believe the mantra 'Tax the greedy bankers and all our economic problems will be solved', then we would be living in cloud cuckoo land.
PETER ODEMWINGIE has hit back at claims he is "a greedy ***" and blamed England boss Roy Hodgson for his woes.
May I remind him that some of the worst offenders in the MPs' expenses scandal were greedy socialist members of the Labour Party.
the greedy, hungry, horrible, greedy (again), greasy, slimy, dirty, set of b***s.
DANNY SIMPSON insists he wants to stay at Newcastle and has dismissed claims he is being greedy over his contract demands.
To celebrate the launch of Antonio Carluccio's brand new cookbook Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy, we're giving 10 lucky winners the chance to win a signed copy of the book, as well as a meal for two at Carluccio's restaurant in Brindleyplace, Birmingham - the ultimate dining destination for quality and authentic Italian food.