Capitalism at the crossroads
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Capitalism at the crossroads aligning business, earth, and humanity by Stuart L Hart

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Published by Wharton School Publishing in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English


  • Social responsibility of business,
  • Capitalism

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAligning business, earth, and humanity
StatementStuart L. Hart ; [ new foreword by Al Gore ]
LC ClassificationsHD60 .H388 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17248180M
ISBN 100136134394
ISBN 109780136134398
LC Control Number2007280781

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" Capitalism at the Crossroads is built on strong theoretical underpinnings and illustrated with many practical examples. The author offers a pioneering roadmap to responsible macroeconomics and corporate growth." - Clayton Christensen, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School and author of The Innovator's Dilemma/5(13). 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/5.   In Capitalism at the Crossroads: Next Generation Business Strategies for a Post-Crisis World, Third Edition, Stuart L. Hart presents new strategies for identifying sustainable products, technologies, and business models that will drive urgently needed growth and help solve social and environmental problems at the same : For this reason, when I saw the list of available books to review, Professor Hart’s work caught my attention. Capitalism at the Crossroads has a narrower focus than I would have liked as it centers its argument almost purely on sustainability via a “green economy.” Prof. Hart starts by tracing the history of socially responsible corporate behavior from its early days in the s when such behavior was .

The Crossroads A confluence of economic, technological and sociological forces poses a threat to the survival of market capitalism. Ironically, this threat looms even at the moment of market capitalism's apparently unchallenged triumph over its 20th century antagonist, communism.9/10().   Book Preface. This book grew out from my teaching a semester-long seminar on “The Politics of the Future” (later on renamed “Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads”) to students at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in Princeton for several years. Capitalism at the Crossroads “The third edition of Capitalism at the Crossroads arrives at a pivotal moment—it follows the world’s most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression.