Value Shift: Why Companies Must Merge Social and Financial Imperatives to Achieve Superior…

Hardcover | August 22, 2002

byLynn Paine

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"Lynn Paine has an optimistic analysis of the need for--and the value of--bringing ethical values into business decision-making. The 'meltdown' of so many high-flyers reecntly suggests that lesson had been lost on too many companies during the boom years. The time has come to take account of what she writes."--Paul A. Volcker

"This book presents a way of broadening the role of the corporation in our society, an interesting and exciting role. It's a good read for young leaders in all walks of life."--John C. Whitehead, former Chairman, Goldman Sachs

"Value Shift provides a timely and compelling argument for why companies must incorporate values into their strategies--that no one in business can afford to ignore."--Daniel Vasella, Chairman + CEO /Novartis AG

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"Lynn Paine has an optimistic analysis of the need for--and the value of--bringing ethical values into business decision-making. The 'meltdown' of so many high-flyers reecntly suggests that lesson had been lost on too many companies during the boom years. The time has come to take account of what she writes."--Paul A. Volcker"This book...

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Do values and social responsibility have any place in the profit-driven corporate world? Just ask the employees and stockholders of Enron. Even before the Enron disaster, however, the business sections of newspapers were filled with stories about companies such as Bridgestone, Sotheby's, and Microsoft, whose reckless or irresponsible p...

Lynn Sharp Paine, D.Phil., J.D., is a John G. McLean Professor and at the Harvard Business School. She is a member of The Conference Board's Blue-Ribbon Commission on Public Trust and Private Enterprise, and consults to companies worldwide on leadership and values. Her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review and other major...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.2 × 6.2 × 1 inPublished:August 22, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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