Capitalism at the Crossroads: The Unlimited Business Opportunities in Solving the World's Most Difficult Problems
Capitalism is indeed at a crossroads, facing international terrorism, worldwide environmental change, and an accelerating backlash against globalization. Companies are at crossroads, too: finding new strategies for profitable growth is now more challenging. Both sets of problems are intimately linked. Learn how to identify sustainable products and technologies that can dri...more
This is another volume that was recommended to me as a "top business book." It is a book written for a popular or lay audience by a business academic. As such, it is at times a touch dry and pedantic. But the content far outweighs those mild downsides. Dr. Stuart Hart is one of the f ...more
Capitalism at the Crossroads begins by showing why our current model of capitalism is unsustainable. The book takes 'the contrarian's' view that business is uniquely equipped to lead us toward a sustainable world. Properly focused, the profit motive can accelerate (not inhibit) the transformation toward global susta ...more
Author makes a convincing case that capitalism will thrive by embracing sustainability, so it is imperative that it will do so.