The Resource Building respected companies : rethinking business leadership and the purpose of the firm, Jordi Canals

Building respected companies : rethinking business leadership and the purpose of the firm, Jordi Canals

Label
Building respected companies : rethinking business leadership and the purpose of the firm
Title
Building respected companies
Title remainder
rethinking business leadership and the purpose of the firm
Statement of responsibility
Jordi Canals
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The current financial crisis has deep macroeconomic roots, but the dominant view of the firm has made the crisis deeper and more devastating. Over the past few decades, maximizing shareholder value has become the main objective of the firm. Chief executives have been keen on this objective because their economic incentives have been clearly associated with stock market performance. Unfortunately, this has driven many CEOs to make terrible decisions based on short-termism and greed. In this way, the firm has become the object of anger, criticism and cynicism. In Building Respected Companies, Jordi Canals argues that we must address this problem by developing companies that serve society, not just their shareholders. This requires a new perspective of what a firm is, what the purpose of the firm in society should be and what the role of the board of directors and senior executives should be"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
658.4/08
Index
index present
LC call number
HD58.7
LC item number
.C3467 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Building respected companies : rethinking business leadership and the purpose of the firm, Jordi Canals
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-260) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Corporate crisis, leadership and governance: Financial crisism a. leadership crisis? -- Part II. Rethinking the firm's purpose: The firm's mission and purpose; The firm as a respected institution -- Part III. The tole of corporate governance in developing a respected company: Nature, goals and models of corporate governance; A mission-based view of corporate responsibility -- Part IV. Leading and growing a respected company: The board of directors at work: impact beyond regulation; The chief executive: reputation beyond charisma; The CEO's role in developing the firm as an institution
Control code
ocn692197586
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 267 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511929717
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36731924
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)692197586
  • sks0511761295

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