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Merchants of virtue : Herman Miller and the making of a sustainable company

Author: Bill Birchard
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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"Merchants of Virtue is about the company Herman Miller and a band of people who determined to make their company a good global citizen. They end up answering one of the critical questions of our time: Is sustainable business sustainable? Can employees in global companies make great products, take care of the environment, benefit society, and make good money-all at the same time, good times and bad? Merchants of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Birchard
ISBN: 9780230106604 0230106609
OCLC Number: 700042322
Description: xii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rosewood --
Honest design --
Magic zero --
The teacher --
Thirty questions --
Dollar sense --
Mister Ohba --
Cradle to cradle --
Whiz bang --
A better world.
Responsibility: Bill Birchard.

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"Herman Miller has shown extraordinary leadership as a catalyst for industry. Its sustainability strategies for architecture, buildings, and furniture set a standard we feel honored to have helped Read more...

 
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