Corporate governance

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Stop the Rot

Reframing Governance for Directors and Politicians

This book continues and widens the debate generated by Garratt’s long-selling success, The Fish Rots from the Head. It suggests, at the corporate and national level, how our concepts of leadership and governance can be reframed, developed and improved. 

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Service Leadership

Sense Making, Calling and Meaning within Organizations

This book addresses important issues such as: finding meaning in life and work; how to develop a sense of calling; how to maximize your true potential; and how to have a great impact in wider communities by becoming service leaders.

 

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Frugal Value

Designing Business for a Crowded Planet

"Frugal Value" contests the notion that the answer to our socio-economic and environmental crises lies in existing “sustainable business” practices, which too-often mean business-as-usual. This book re-thinks the fundamental purpose and role of business to understand how commercial firms might help address the great challenges of our time.

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Digging Deeper

How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value

Digging Deeper reveals an alternative to a myopic capitalism. Remarkable examples from around the world vividly demonstrate how enterprises can create real value through focusing on the 6 Ls, long-term orientation, lasting relationships, local roots, limits recognition, developing a learning community and taking leadership responsibility seriously.

The Chief Value Officer

Accountants Can Save the Planet

This book firmly places the accountant in the position of changemaker. It encapsulates the essential reasons for adopting integrated reporting, explains its application and proposes the next steps of developing the role of Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer.

Business on a Mission

How to Build a Sustainable Brand

This easy-to-read and engaging book is an introduction to how to build a sustainable corporate brand. Intended as a roadmap, the book includes interviews from business leaders, including Paul Polman of Unilever, and Jonas Prising of ManpowerGroup.

Companies that Mimic Life

Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance

Industrial capitalism is broken. This book tells how transformation is taking root in the corporate world. It tells the stories of seven exceptional companies that have out-performed their competitors. Instead of modeling themselves on the assumed efficiency of machines – a thought process that emerged during the industrial age – these firms model themselves on living systems.

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Flourishing

A Frank Conversation about Sustainability

A collection of remarkable conversations and essays, between teacher and student, that consider how to create a sustainable world. Ehrenfeld and Hoffman call for radical change at the most basic level and sketch out a plan for the future. Candid and insightful, it leaves readers with cautious hope.

China: The Challenges of Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability

A special themed issue of Greener Management International (Issue 50)

Edited by Betty J. Deiner and Anna Rowe

The purpose of this special issue is to continue promoting the BoP conceptualization in the Latin American region, a contribution that began with the creation of the Argentine Base of the Pyramid Learning Laboratory in September 2005. 

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Greening the Boardroom

Corporate Governance and Business Sustainability

Edited by Grant Ledgerwood

This volume explores through case studies and surveys some of the environmental challenges for the corporate boardroom. Suitable for readers in general management, business, government and academia, it seeks to contribute to the corporate environmental debate.

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