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The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power

Author: Joel Bakan
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A profile of the modern corporation theorizes that businesses are essentially pathological in nature and place profits above accountability, citing the flaws of such practices as deregulation and privatization.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bakan, Joel.
Corporation.
New York : Free Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607070708
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Bakan
ISBN: 0743247442 9780743247443 1845290798 9781845290795 0743247469 9780743247467 1845291743 9781845291747
OCLC Number: 53375168
Description: 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Corporation's Rise to Dominance --
2. Business as Usual --
3. The Externalizing Machine --
4. Democracy Ltd. --
5. Corporations Unlimited --
6. Reckoning.
Responsibility: Joel Bakan.
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'The Corporation' is helpful reading for those who want to understand the nature of the modern business system. It is a sober and careful attempt to describe the world as it is, rather than as  Read more...

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Kapitalgesellschaften außer Kontrolle

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Geschichte der Kapitalgesellschaft

Definition: Kapitalgesellschaften sind Unternehmen, bei denen Geldgeber und Management getrennt sind, anders als z.B. bei Familienunternehmen.

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