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Corporate irresponsibility : America's newest export

Author: Lawrence E Mitchell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Corporations are often so focused on making short-term profits that they behave in ways that adversely affect their employees, the environment, consumers, politics, and the long-term health of the corporation. Lawrence E. Mitchell offers a criticism of this emphasis on profit maximization.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence E Mitchell
ISBN: 0300090234 9780300090239
OCLC Number: 462925935
Description: 302 s
Contents: American liberalism and the fundamental flaw : the foundation of the corporate problem --
The perfect externalizing machine --
Corporate psychology 101, or All the corporate world's a stage : the constraints of role integrity --
Is wealth a value? --
Corporate managers : Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? --
Traditional stockholders : the night of the living dead --
The new stockholder : King Kong with a quotron --
Abandoning the stockholders --
The Dilbert society? : America's corporate workers --
Capitalism, socialism, and democracy --
America right MDUL and MDNM wrong : growing U.S. economic imperialism

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"An important work about the place of corporations in economic and social life. This book will interest a general audience of readers who are worried about corporate excesses." Joseph William Singer, Read more...

 
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