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The Resource Creating a world without poverty : social business and the future of capitalism, Muhammad Yunus with Karl Weber

Creating a world without poverty : social business and the future of capitalism, Muhammad Yunus with Karl Weber

Label
Creating a world without poverty : social business and the future of capitalism
Title
Creating a world without poverty
Title remainder
social business and the future of capitalism
Statement of responsibility
Muhammad Yunus with Karl Weber
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Language
eng
Summary
The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize outlines his vision for a new business model that combines the power of free markets with the quest for a more humane world--and he tells the inspiring stories of companies that are doing this work today. In the last two decades, free markets have swept the globe, bringing with them enormous potential for positive change. But traditional capitalism cannot solve problems like inequality and poverty, because it is hampered by a narrow view of human nature in which people are one-dimensional beings concerned only with profit. In fact, human beings have many other drives and passions, including the spiritual, the social, and the altruistic. Welcome to the world of social business, where the creative vision of the entrepreneur is applied to today's most serious problems: feeding the poor, housing the homeless, healing the sick, and protecting the planet.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
UKM
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1940-
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Yunus, Muhammad
Dewey number
338.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD60
LC item number
.Y86 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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1953-
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Weber, Karl
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  • Social responsibility of business
  • Industries
  • Poverty
Label
Creating a world without poverty : social business and the future of capitalism, Muhammad Yunus with Karl Weber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 2007
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Prologue :
  • starting with a handshake -- The promise of social business -- A new kind of business -- Social business : what it is and what it is not -- The Grameen experiment -- The microcredit revolution -- From microcredit to social business -- The battle against poverty : Bangladesh and beyond -- God is in the details -- One cup of yogurt a a time -- A world without poverty -- Broadening the marketplace -- Information technology, globalization, and a transformed world -- Hazards of prosperity -- Putting poverty in museums -- Epilogue: "Poverty is a threat to peace"--the Nobel Prize lecture
Control code
ocn209638602
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 282 p.
Isbn
9781586486679
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)209638602
Label
Creating a world without poverty : social business and the future of capitalism, Muhammad Yunus with Karl Weber
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 2007
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Prologue :
  • starting with a handshake -- The promise of social business -- A new kind of business -- Social business : what it is and what it is not -- The Grameen experiment -- The microcredit revolution -- From microcredit to social business -- The battle against poverty : Bangladesh and beyond -- God is in the details -- One cup of yogurt a a time -- A world without poverty -- Broadening the marketplace -- Information technology, globalization, and a transformed world -- Hazards of prosperity -- Putting poverty in museums -- Epilogue: "Poverty is a threat to peace"--the Nobel Prize lecture
Control code
ocn209638602
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 282 p.
Isbn
9781586486679
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)209638602

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