Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

 
Body and Soul Roddick, Anita Crown Publishing , 1991 Business Biographies, Diversity, Social Responsibility

When Anita opened the first Body Shop in Brighton, England, in 1976, the extent of her business acumen was the knowledge that she would have to take in £300 a week to remain open. Her only motivation for choosing the...

 
 
Tyranny of the Bottom Line Estes, Ralph Berrett-Kohler , 1996 Social Responsibility

The manner in which America’s corporate system works today has at last called into question the corporation’s silent domination over much of society. Although most concede that business needs to make a profit,...

 
 
Hothouse Earth Gribbin, John Grove Weidenfeld , 1991 Business Biographies, Global Business, Social Responsibility

Hothouse Earth draws our attention to the disastrous effects of human activity on the environment. By examining global warming against the background of natural climatic processes, Gribbin provides a...

 
 
In Pursuit of Principle and Profit Reder, Alan G.P. Putnam's Sons , 1994 Social Responsibility

Alan Reder examines the many ways companies worldwide are actively pursuing principle and profit as more and more high-profile companies engage in the exercise of social responsibility and at the same time, show...

 
 
The Nissan Report Barnett, Steve Doubleday/Currency , 1992 Business Biographies, Global Business, Social Responsibility

Drawing on the insights of biologists, anthropologists, philosophers, artists, and other nontraditional sources, the book addresses not only the question of how responsible products are made but also how products touch...

 
 
Doing Well While Doing Good Embley, L. L. Lawrence Prentice Hall Press , 1993 Marketing, Social Responsibility
Philanthropic Economics is a new business strategy in which businesses of all sizes are entering into partnerships with consumers. More and more companies recognize that environmentally or socially conscious...
 
 
Ben & Jerry's Lager, Fred "Chico" Crown Publishing , 1994 Business Biographies, Social Responsibility

Ben, having inherited his love of ice cream from his father, was a fat child. Although extremely bright, he never really applied himself but was still smart enough to get by. Jerry was also overweight and smart. In...

 
 
The Surprising Solution Piasecki, Bruce Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2009 Business Strategy, Social Responsibility

The world is changing at lightning speed, and only companies that understand the new realities of the global marketplace and pursue both innovation and sustainability will be equipped to prosper. In The...

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Derailed Irwin, Tim Thomas Nelson , 2009 Leadership, Social Responsibility

Tim Irwin’s Derailed focuses on how a lack of key character qualities can cause a leader to go off track. To make his case, Irwin profiles six very public leadership demises: Bob Nardelli of Home Depot, Carly Fiorina...

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The Bridge at the Edge of the World Speth, James Gustave Yale University Press , 2008 Business Strategy, Social Responsibility

Environmental expert and activist James Gustave Speth discusses the causes of and potential solutions to the current global environmental crisis in his book The Bridge at the Edge of the World. He...

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