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The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy

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Wealth inequity, corporate welfare, and industrial pollution are the symptoms of our sickened economy, Marjorie Kelly suggests. The underlying illness is shareholder primacy. In The Divine Right of Capital, she shows that the corporate drive to maximize shareholder profits at any cost is not only out of step with democratic and free-market principles, but is detrimental to the long-term health of individual companies and the economy as a whole. Kelly offers a far-reaching solution to rebuild corporations in a way that serves all.

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In this text, Marjorie Kelly proposes that corporations are built on six aristocratic principles which work in the interests of wealth-holders and against those of employees. She shows how to use democratic principles to build a new corporate order that serves the many rather than the few.

Synopsis:

In this radical critique of the corporate economy--newly updated with information on Enron and other business scandals--the cofounder and editor of ""Business Ethics"" questions the legitimacy of a system that gives the wealthy few disproportionate power over the many.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781576752371
Foreword:
Greider, William
Author:
Greider, William
Foreword by:
Greider, William
Foreword:
Greider, William
Author:
Kelly, Marjorie
Author:
Greider, William
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
International economic relations
Subject:
Corporations
Subject:
Free Enterprise
Subject:
Corporate governance
Subject:
Big business
Subject:
Stockholders
Subject:
CURRENT EVENTS / American
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Power (Social sciences)
Subject:
International business enterprises
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Updated ed.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
v. 110, suppl. 4
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.24x6.17x.86 in. .95 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this text, Marjorie Kelly proposes that corporations are built on six aristocratic principles which work in the interests of wealth-holders and against those of employees. She shows how to use democratic principles to build a new corporate order that serves the many rather than the few.
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In this radical critique of the corporate economy--newly updated with information on Enron and other business scandals--the cofounder and editor of ""Business Ethics"" questions the legitimacy of a system that gives the wealthy few disproportionate power over the many.
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