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Corporate Irresponsibility America's Newest Export

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ISBN-10: 0300090234

ISBN-13: 9780300090239

Edition: 2001

Authors: Lawrence E. Mitchell

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Corporations are often so focused on making short-term profits that they behave in ways that adversely affect their employees, consumers and the long-term health of the corporation. This text is a criticism of this emphasis on profit maximisation.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Lawrence E. Mitchell is John Theodore Fey Research Professor of Law at The George Washington University and the director of the Sloan Program for the Study of Business in Society.

Introduction
Groundwork: The Philosophy of the American Corporation
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?
Structural Traps in the Name of the Law
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
Americans Abroad
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy
America Right and Wrong: Growing U.S. Economic Imperialism
Conclusion
Notes
Index