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The Civil Corporation: The New Economy Of Corporate Citizenship

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The Civil Corporation is top draw reading for business professionals, management students and academics, activists and public servants. It goes to the heart of the issue of business in society, cutting through the rhetoric of campaigners and business-speak by framing the tough questions in balanced and yet provocative terms. Crucially, it connects an insightful vista of th ...more
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Published April 4th 2007 by Earthscan Publications (first published September 18th 2001)
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The Civil Corporation questions our traditional view of business - as 'legalised poacher responsible to financial capital' - and the state - as 'paternalistic gamekeeper accountable to the people'. This, argues Zadek, not only fails to describe the current situation, but is way off the mark in mapping what things ar
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Excellent book, a valuable and critical source on corporate social responsibility.
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