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The Resource The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power, Joel Bakan, (electronic resource)

The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power, Joel Bakan, (electronic resource)

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The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power
Title
The corporation
Title remainder
the pathological pursuit of profit and power
Statement of responsibility
Joel Bakan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New Edition What would the world be like if its ruling elite was insane? The most powerful class of institution on earth, the corporation, is by any reasonable measure hopelessly and unavoidably demented. The corporation lies, steals and kills without remorse and without hesitation when it serves the interests of its shareholders to do so. It obeys the law only when the costs of crime exceed the profits. Corporate social responsibility is impossible except insofar as it is insincere. At once a diagnosis and a course of treatment, The Corporation is essential reading for those who want to understand the nature of the modern business system. It is a sober and careful attempt to describe the world as it is, rather than as corporate public relations departments would have us believe it to be. It reveals a world more exotic and more terrifying than any of us could have imagined. And although a billion dollar industry is trying to convince you otherwise, the corporations that surround..
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MHW
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Bakan, Joel
Dewey number
  • 338.74
  • 338.74
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD2731
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Corporations
  • Corporations
  • Corporate culture
Label
The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power, Joel Bakan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FEB91030-B525-4873-9652-95D987D0852D
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Publication
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  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
  • Description based upon print version of record
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780337418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn843640486
  • (OCoLC)843640486
Label
The corporation : the pathological pursuit of profit and power, Joel Bakan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FEB91030-B525-4873-9652-95D987D0852D
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
  • Description based upon print version of record
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780337418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn843640486
  • (OCoLC)843640486

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