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dc.contributor.authorMidttun, Atle
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-03T16:18:23Z
dc.date.available2022-02-03T16:18:23Z
dc.date.issued2022
dc.identifierONIX_20220203_9781315454924_16
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/52660
dc.description.abstractGovernance and Business Models for Sustainable Capitalism touches upon many of the central themes of today’s debate on business and society. In particular, it brings attention to a recurrent tension between efficiency, innovation, and productivity on the one hand, and fairness, equity, and sustainability on the other. The book argues that we need radical rethinking of business models and economic governance, beyond the classical doctrine, which sees social and ecological responsibility as lying with public-policy regulation of purely profit-seeking firms. In spite of the popular CSR agenda, business – as we know it today – is both too transient and too limited in its motivation to carry the regulatory burden. We need to adopt a much wider concept of 'partnered governance', where advanced states and pioneering companies work together to raise the social and environmental bar. The book suggests that civil engagements based on moral rather than formal rights, and amplified through the media, may provide a healthy challenge both to autocratic planning and to solely profit-centered commercialization. The book also proposes a triple cycle theory of innovation for sustainability: a novel framing of the efficacy of green and prosocial entrepreneurship as intertwined with political visions and supportive institutions. In addition, the book offers reflections on the ways in which further digital robotizaton may enable transition to an ‘Agora Economy’ where productive efficiency is combined with expanded civic freedoms. Aimed primarily at researchers, academics, and students in the fields of political economy, business and society, corporate governance, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability, the book will additionally be of value to practitioners, supplying them with information regarding the challenges associated with the shaping of sustainable or ‘civilised’ market capitalism for a better world.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRoutledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::K Economics, finance, business & management::KJ Business & management::KJR Corporate governance
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::K Economics, finance, business & management::KJ Business & management::KJG Business ethics & social responsibility
dc.subject.otherBusiness
dc.subject.otherCapitalism
dc.subject.otherDemocratic Capitalism
dc.subject.otherDigital Globalisation
dc.subject.otherEmployment
dc.titleGovernance and Business Models for Sustainable Capitalism
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.4324/9781315454931
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy7b3c7b10-5b1e-40b3-860e-c6dd5197f0bb
oapen.relation.isbn9781315454924
oapen.relation.isbn9781315454931
oapen.relation.isbn9780367770440
oapen.relation.isbn9781138210592
oapen.pages212


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