PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power

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The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power

Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joel Bakan Summary The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power 108 Joel Bakan È 8 characters Nd societiesIn this revolutionary assessment of the history character and globalization of the modern business corporation Bakan backs his premise with the following observations The corporation’s legally defined mandate is to pursue relentlessly and without exception its own economic self interest regardless of the harmful conseuences it might cause to others The corporation’s unbridled self interest victimizes individuals society and when it goes awry even shareholders and can cause corporations to self destruct as recent Wall Street scandals reveal Governments have freed the corporation. Corporations 101 in the end the Frankenstein esue Corporation is still a legal entity created and maintained by lawsThe Good The documentary version has been my accessible yet critical intro for unpacking modern capitalism esp to watch in a group I decided to review the book version for details and a different pacepresentation style Ch1 The Corporation s Rise to Dominance Most people are uncomfortable with corporations but cannot imagine alternatives So let us start by examining how we got here to see the struggles and opportunities As the author is a law professor this first chapter sets the stage the history of the corporation focusing on the large Anglo American publicly traded business that now dominates the modern economy 1 Emerging in the late 16th century joint stock co

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Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joel Bakan Summary The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power 108 Joel Bakan È 8 characters The inspiration for the film that won the 2004 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary The Corporation contends that the corporation is created by law to function much like a psychopathic personality whose destructive behavior if unchecked leads to scandal and ruinOver the last 150 years the corporation has risen from relative obscurity to become the world’s dominant economic institution Eminent Canadian law professor and legal theorist Joel Bakan contends that today's corporation is a pathological institution a dangerous possessor of the great power it wields over people a. One of Cambridge Sustainability s Top 50 Books for Sustainability as voted for by our alumni network of over 3000 senior leaders from around the world To find out click hereThe Corporation begins by reminding us that originally corporations meaning large Anglo American publicly traded businesses were established with the explicit purpose of serving the public good enshrined in a charter with liable shareholders Today however corporations have a legal obligation to pursue profits above all else which becomes a pathological ie valueless mission that overrides the values of the individual executives working for corporations or the values of societyBakan explains that the nature of the corporation changed when the US Supreme Court ruled that a corporation should have the same rights as in

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Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joel Bakan Summary The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power 108 Joel Bakan È 8 characters Despite its flawed character from legal constraints through deregulation and granted it ever greater authority over society through privatizationBut Bakan believes change is possible and he outlines a far reaching program of achievable reforms through legal regulation and democratic controlFeaturing in depth interviews with such wide ranging figures as Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman business guru Peter Drucker and cultural critic Noam Chomsky The Corporation is an extraordinary work that will educate and enlighten students CEOs whistle blowers power brokers pawns pundits and politicians ali. This book is one of my favorites I ve owned for it only a month and yet it is notationed and dog earred and full of smudge prints from where I pointed to particular paragraphs and said Yes just like thatI d like to buy a copy of this book for every friend family member and neighbor who listens to our town council meetings on our one radio station when a foreign mining company comes to town to make assurances that they should ignore the risks of cyanide spill and increased barge traffic that could potentially destory a salmon run that has sustained a culture for thousands of years Some of my favorite phrases were market fundamentalism and its facilitation of deregulation and privatization the expanding role of the state in protecting corporations from citizens socialism for the rich and


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    PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power It is no secret that nearly all human societies including our present societies favor the rich and powerful at the expense of everyone elseThe dominant institution for implementing this type of exploitation today is the corporation Corporations get politicians elected take over our minds with advertising dump pollution into our environment and routinely commit crime upon crimeThe basic Premise of this book is fairly simp

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    Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joel Bakan PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power Psychopathic This book despite being a decade old now is still utterly damming in its analysis of the ruling institutions that dominate our society The fact that when Bakan and others note of how in history corporations have flirted with authoritarian regimes is especially chilling especially the Plot to overthrow Roosevelt with a

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    characters The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joel Bakan One of Cambridge Sustainability's Top 50 Books for Sustainability as voted for by our alumni network of over 3000 senior leaders from around

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    Joel Bakan È 8 characters PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power A striking and unhinging social commentary on the ruthless person legally that is the modern day corporation this book looks at the corruption behind those big bright names we've come to know and trust as well as companies we've come

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    characters The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joel Bakan Joel Bakan È 8 characters Corporations 101 in the end the Frankenstein esue Corporation is still a legal entity created and maintained by lawsThe Good The documentary version has been my accessible yet critical intro for unpacking modern capitalism esp to watch in a group I decided to review the book version for details and a different pacepresentation style Ch1 “The Corporation’s Rise to Dominance” Most people are uncomfortable with corporations but cannot im

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    characters The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power Joel Bakan È 8 characters PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power This is the companion book to the excellent documentary called unsurprisingly The Corporation The documentary to be honest is fun and has a attuned sense of humor which is refreshing The book tends to be a little drier and feels rushed at times as if Bakan is trying to get the point across as uickly as possible and with as

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    PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power Although this book and corresponding documentary was released back in 2004 it obviously is still massively relevant given the credit crunch and banking collapses of Bear Sterns Lehman Bros and RBS last year caused by putting corporate profit before all elseA corporation has only one goal – to make a profit for its shareholders Corporations using shareholders money for any other reason is actually against the law Compa

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    PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power This book is one of my favorites I've owned for it only a month and yet it is notationed and dog earred and full of smudge prints from where I pointed to particular paragraphs and said Yes just like thatI'd like to buy a copy of this book for every friend family member and neighbor who listens to our town council meetings on our one radio s

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    PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power A critical examination of the nature of the modern corporation2 February 2013 I guess I discovered this book after watchi

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    PDF/EPUB The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power Corporations have psychopathic personalities That part was hilarious and insightful at the same time This is a brisk read and absolutely essential for understanding the motivations and weaknesses of the world's mo

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  • Paperback
  • 228
  • The Corporation The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power
  • Joel Bakan
  • English
  • 09 March 2020
  • 9780743247467