Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

 
SuperBusiness Doherty, Fraser Capstone Publishing, Ltd. , 2011 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing, Social Responsibility

Young entrepreneurs are often viewed as overnight sensations or flukes in the business world. In SuperBusiness, Fraser Doherty shows that youth does not always equate with inexperience. He recounts how...

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You’ve Got to Be Kidding! DeMars, Nan John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Relationships, Social Responsibility

In You’ve Got to Be Kidding!, Nan DeMars explains why companies that have distinct ethical cultures are the best companies for which to work and also the most profitable. These companies have a...

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Building Social Business Yunus, Muhammad | Weber, Karl PublicAffairs , 2010 Social Responsibility

For many people, there is more to life than making money, and happiness comes from many sources not just making a profit. Therefore, an economy based on the premise that profits are the only goal is misguided. In his...

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Blowout in the Gulf Freudenburg, William | Gramling, Robert MIT Press , 2011 Business Biographies, Social Responsibility

When Deepwater Horizon, a massive oil-drilling rig leased by BP, exploded in April 2010, it killed 11 people and released more than 200 billion gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The ecological disaster was...

 
 
Getting Green Done Schendler, Auden PublicAffairs , 2009 Social Responsibility

In Getting Green Done, Auden Schendler goes beyond the typical treatise that substantiates the climate change crisis and the need for immediate action. He draws on personal experience to define...

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The Net Delusion Morozov, Evgeny PublicAffairs , 2011 Social Responsibility, Technology

Journalists and politicians alike seem to have pinned their hopes for the spread of democracy on the Internet and social media. In contrast, in The Net Delusion, Evgeny Morozov points out that...

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Mother Teresa, CEO Bose, Ruma | Faust, Lou Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Business Biographies, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Mother Teresa, CEO is not the typical business book. Authors Ruma Bose, a former volunteer with Missionaries of Charity, and her mentor, Lou Faust provide insight for business leaders from an atypical...

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Good for Business Benett, Andrew | Gobhai, Cavas | Reilly, Ann O. | Welch, Greg Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 Social Responsibility

After decades marked by the misdeeds of businesses—from Enron to the BP oil spill—consumers have lost confidence in big businesses. However, companies have an opportunity to regain that confidence, and the support of...

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The Corporate Whistleblower's Survival Guide Devine, Tom | Maassarani, Tarek F. Berret-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Social Responsibility

In The Corporate Whistleblower’s Survival Guide, Tom Devine and Tarek F. Maassarani offer guidance to private sector employees who are weighing the crucial decision on whether to blow the whistle on...

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Small Change Edwards, Michael Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2010 Social Responsibility

In Small Change, philanthropy and social change expert Michael Edwards describes how philanthrocapitalism, a new initiative based on business practices and market sciences, is a misguided attempt to...

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