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When good companies do bad things : responsibility and risk in an age of globalization

Author: Peter Schwartz; Blair Gibb
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, ©1999.
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"When Good Companies Do Bad Things explores the strategic relationship between know-how, integrity, and integration, demonstrating how companies that fail to embrace the deeper meanings of these terms jeopardize their reputations and future prosperity." "Schwartz and Gibb present new approaches to avoid the financial pitfalls of bad corporate assumptions and enable good companies to make good on translating social  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Peter, 1946-
When good companies do bad things.
New York : John Wiley, ©1999
(OCoLC)607381655
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Schwartz; Blair Gibb
ISBN: 0471323322 9780471323327
OCLC Number: 40173863
Description: xiv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Social Responsibility in the Context of Globalization --
Business as Villain: A Historical Overview --
Corporations Today --
Royal Dutch/Shell --
Unocal --
Nestle --
Texaco --
Union Carbide --
Nike --
A.H. Robins --
Stepping Over the Line --
Summary: Phases of a Crisis --
Risk Management or Scenario Thinking? --
The Nike Business Idea --
Best Practice--and Beyond --
What Is Best Practice? --
Beyond Best Practice --
Reperceiving Social Responsibility --
Steps in the Reperceiving Process --
Cheap Labor and Competition--Race to the Bottom? --
Environmentalism --
Equal Employment/Racial and Gender Issues --
When Bad Countries Happen --
Business, Governments, and Nongovernmental Organizations --
NGOs in the New World --
Governments in the Globalized Economy --
The Media--Turning up the Heat --
Issues of the Future --
New Stories --
Getting Personal --
Stop and Think --
Identify Your Opportunities --
Join Your Colleagues --
Seek Out Epiphanies --
Use Your Learnings --
Continue the Process --
Why Good Companies Do Bad Things.
Responsibility: Peter Schwartz and Blair Gibb.
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"When Good Companies Do Bad Things explores the strategic relationship between know-how, integrity, and integration, demonstrating how companies that fail to embrace the deeper meanings of these terms jeopardize their reputations and future prosperity." "Schwartz and Gibb present new approaches to avoid the financial pitfalls of bad corporate assumptions and enable good companies to make good on translating social value into business value."--Jacket.

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