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The road to co-operation : escaping the bottom line

Author: Gordon J Pearson
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Gower, ©2011.
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Gordon Pearson offers this critical and informed protest against the absurdity and error of economic theory, shedding new light on the predicament faced in 2012. He highlights the dangers of using bizarre mathematical models to guide policy prescriptions, arguing that the global challenges of growth and sustainability affect free market fundamentalist orthodoxy, causing a negative impact on enterprises, their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pearson, Gordon J., 1939-
Road to co-operation.
Burlington, VT : Gower, ©2011
(DLC) 2011048043
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon J Pearson
ISBN: 9781409432036 1409432033 1283479958 9781283479950
OCLC Number: 778376749
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents: Preface; Part I Coercion by Ideas: Ideas about the economy; Ideas about 'the market'; Ideas about 'the firm'; Ideas about people. Part II The Unsustainable Context; Externalities and sustainability; Part III Corporate Governance and Accountability: Governance in post-industrial economies; Governance in industrial economies; Governance in industrialising economies; Corporate accountability and integrity. Part IV Sustainability and Co-Operation: Towards a sustainable theory; Degrees of co-operation; Enabling co-operation and co-ownership; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Gordon Pearson.


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