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What is a responsible business? Common wisdom is that it's one that sacrifices profit for social outcomes. But while it's crucial for companies to serve society, they also have a duty to generate profit for investors – savers, retirees, and pension funds. Based on the highest-quality evidence and real-life examples spanning industries and countries, Alex Edmans shows that ...more
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Published March 26th 2020 by Cambridge University Press
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Mark Kissack
Sep 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Alex Edmans' "Grow The Pie" is a timely reminder that purpose driven businesses are not sacrificing profit, but are finding ways to increase their profits by innovative business models. I thoroughly recommend this book for those who want to know more about purpose-driven businesses. ...more
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Feb 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School. I first came across him via the Gresham College lectures on leadership he delivered last year. He is an exceptionally researched and balanced author in the field of business so I was excited to read his first book Grow the Pie.

Grow the Pie is for anyone who believes, wants to believe or wants to be challenged to believe that the best companies can deliver both value to society (via a clear socially positive purpose) and profit.

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