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Performance and Progress Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society,9780198799573

Performance and Progress Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society

Edition: Reprint
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 8/1/2017
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Author Biography

Subramanian Rangan, Professor of Strategy and Management and The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court Endowed Chair in Societal Progress, INSEAD

Subi Rangan is professor of strategy at INSEAD and holds The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court Endowed Chair in Societal Progress. His current work explores the evolution of capitalism and in particular how enterprises may better integrate performance with progress. His other research explores the control dilemmas and non-market strategies of multinational firms. In 1998 he won the Academy of International Business' Eldridge Haynes Prize for the best original essay in international business. In 1995 that academy awarded their Best Dissertation Award to his doctoral thesis. In 2010 his research won the Emerald award for Top 50 papers in management. His articles appear in such journals as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, the Sloan Management Review, and the Harvard Business Review.

Table of Contents

Part I Problem
1. What's Wrong with Capitalism?, Majid H. Jafar
2. Do The Mistakes Lie In Decision Makers Or In Economics?, James G. March
3. Some Failures Of The Economy, Kenneth J. Arrow
4. Toward a Philosophy of Corruption, David Schmidtz
5. Social Control in a Stateless World Society: Confronting and Constructing Social Problems, John W. Meyer
Discussion Summary - Problem
Part II Progress
6. Capitalism and Human Progress, Kwame Anthony Appiah
7. On Progress, Philip Kitcher
8. Freedom, Responsibility, and Keeping [Our] Hope Alive, James P. Walsh
9. Progress and Public Reasoning, Amartya Sen
10. An Entrepreneur's Reflections on Progress, Jack Ma
Discussion Summary - Progress
Part III Balancing And Tradeoffs
11. The Business Enterprise as an Ethical Agent, Elizabeth Anderson
12. Shareholders, Stakeholders, and Strategic Factor Markets, Jay B. Barney
13. Climate Change, Justice and Humanity's Collective Ownership of the Earth: Intergenerational Perspectives, Mathias Risse
14. The Paradox of Abundance: Automation Anxiety Returns, David H. Autor
15. A Unique Opportunity: Balance without Trade-offs?, Jim Hagemann Snabe
16. The Goal and Role of Business, Samuel J. Palmisano
Discussion Summary - Balancing and Tradeoffs
Part IV Choices And Preferences
17. Holistic Capitalism: The Role of Individuals, Ramon Mendiola
18. Whither the Good Firm: Quasi-Experiments in Corporate Social Responsibility, Harrison Hong and Inessa Liskovich
19. Positional Externalities as a Source of Market Failure, Robert H. Frank
20. Well-being, Values and Improving Lives, Valerie Tiberius
21. Ideas of Reason, Susan Neiman
Discussion Summary - Choices and Preferences
Part V Power and Trust
22. Two Fallacies about Corporations, Philip Pettit
23. Corporate Power In The 21st Century, Jerry Davis
24. Contesting The Market: An Assessment Of Capitalism's Threat To Democracy, Michael Fuerstein
25. Recasting The Corporate Model: What Can Be Learned From Social Enterprises?, Julie Battilana
26. Trust and power, Bertrand Collomb
Discussion Summary - Power and Trust

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