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The enlightened capitalists : cautionary tales of business pioneers who tried to do well by doing good, James O'Toole

Label
The enlightened capitalists : cautionary tales of business pioneers who tried to do well by doing good
Title
The enlightened capitalists
Title remainder
cautionary tales of business pioneers who tried to do well by doing good
Statement of responsibility
James O'Toole
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James O'Toole, an expert on ethical leadership, analyzes the complicated history of businesspeople who attempted to marry the pursuit of profits with virtuous organization practices. He tells the largely forgotten stories of men and women who adopted forward-thinking business practices designed to serve the needs of their employees, customers, communities, and the natural environment
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Toole, James
Dewey number
338.092/273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC102.5.A2
LC item number
O85 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Businesspeople
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Business ethics
  • Businesspeople
  • Entrepreneurship
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
  • United States
Label
The enlightened capitalists : cautionary tales of business pioneers who tried to do well by doing good, James O'Toole
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-510) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pioneers. The first business reformer : Robert Owen (1771-1858) ; Man with a thousand partners : James Cash Penney (1875-1971) ; The businessman who "cleaned up the world" : William Lever (1851-1925) ; Kisses sweeter than wine : Milton Snavely Hershey (1857-1945) ; Creating an enduring enterprise : James Lincoln (1883-1965) ; New forms of incorporation and governance : John Spedan Lewis (1885-1963), and John Joseph Eagan (1870-1924) ; Johnson & Johnson's rollercoaster ride : Robert Wood Johnson (1893-1968) and James Burke (1925-2012) ; Great genes : Levi Strauss (1829-1902) and his heirs ; Marks & Sparks : Michael Marks (1863-1900) and the Marks and Sieff families -- The golden era. Leadership as an art : Max de Pree (1924-2017) ; Too much of a good thing : William C. Norris (1911-2006) ; Business mavericks : Ken Iverson (1925-2002), Robert Townsend (1920-1998), Herb Kelleher (1931-), Bill Gore (1912-1986) and Terri Kelly (1963- ) ; The patricians : Thornton Bradshaw (1917-1988), J. Irwin Miller (1909-2004), Edwin Land (1909-1991), John Whitehead (1922-2015), and Roy Vagelos (1929- ) ; Environmentalists or capitalists? : Anita Perella Roddick (1942-2007) and Tom Chappell (1943- ) ; Lever Redux : Ben Cohen (1951- ) ; Capitalists of a different stripe: Yvon Chouinard (1938- ), Jack Stack (1949- ), Robert Beyster (1924-2014), and others -- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Looking back : what we have learned ; Looking forward : the prospects for enlightened corporate leadership -- Conclusion: difficile est bonum esse
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xliv, 545 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062880246
Lccn
2018024870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1041203654
  • (OCoLC)ybp15451600
Label
The enlightened capitalists : cautionary tales of business pioneers who tried to do well by doing good, James O'Toole
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-510) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pioneers. The first business reformer : Robert Owen (1771-1858) ; Man with a thousand partners : James Cash Penney (1875-1971) ; The businessman who "cleaned up the world" : William Lever (1851-1925) ; Kisses sweeter than wine : Milton Snavely Hershey (1857-1945) ; Creating an enduring enterprise : James Lincoln (1883-1965) ; New forms of incorporation and governance : John Spedan Lewis (1885-1963), and John Joseph Eagan (1870-1924) ; Johnson & Johnson's rollercoaster ride : Robert Wood Johnson (1893-1968) and James Burke (1925-2012) ; Great genes : Levi Strauss (1829-1902) and his heirs ; Marks & Sparks : Michael Marks (1863-1900) and the Marks and Sieff families -- The golden era. Leadership as an art : Max de Pree (1924-2017) ; Too much of a good thing : William C. Norris (1911-2006) ; Business mavericks : Ken Iverson (1925-2002), Robert Townsend (1920-1998), Herb Kelleher (1931-), Bill Gore (1912-1986) and Terri Kelly (1963- ) ; The patricians : Thornton Bradshaw (1917-1988), J. Irwin Miller (1909-2004), Edwin Land (1909-1991), John Whitehead (1922-2015), and Roy Vagelos (1929- ) ; Environmentalists or capitalists? : Anita Perella Roddick (1942-2007) and Tom Chappell (1943- ) ; Lever Redux : Ben Cohen (1951- ) ; Capitalists of a different stripe: Yvon Chouinard (1938- ), Jack Stack (1949- ), Robert Beyster (1924-2014), and others -- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Looking back : what we have learned ; Looking forward : the prospects for enlightened corporate leadership -- Conclusion: difficile est bonum esse
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xliv, 545 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062880246
Lccn
2018024870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1041203654
  • (OCoLC)ybp15451600

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