Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs

Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs

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by Muhammad Yunus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1586488244

ISBN-13: 9781586488246

Pub. Date: 05/11/2010

Publisher: PublicAffairs

"Actualmente se desempena como subdirector editorial de El Universal y subdirector de la revista semanal Dia Siete." "Muhammad Yunus is a practical visionary who has improved the lives of millions of people in his native Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world."---Los Angeles Times" "The {Grameen Bank} has become a mecca for development edoconomists and is being

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"Actualmente se desempena como subdirector editorial de El Universal y subdirector de la revista semanal Dia Siete." "Muhammad Yunus is a practical visionary who has improved the lives of millions of people in his native Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world."---Los Angeles Times" "The {Grameen Bank} has become a mecca for development edoconomists and is being copied around the world."---The Economist" "It's not just Yunus' theories {Peter} Drucker would have admired; above all, it's his effectiveness....See for yourself. Check out Yunus' {books}. Not only are they inspirational, they are highly informational---fantastic case studies on how to manage a business the right way."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586488246
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
05/11/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Social Business---From Dream to Reality

1 Why Social Business? 1

2 Growing Pains 33

Lessons in Adaptation and Change from the Story of Grameen Danone

3 Launching a Social Business 57

4 To Cure One Child 95

A Case of Social Business in Healthcare

5 Legal and Financial Frameworks for Social Business 111

6 Grameen Veolia Water 133

A Social R&D Project for Addressing the World Water Crisis

7 Creating a Global Infrastructure for Social Business 153

8 Glimpses of Tomorrow 173

More Social Businesses Are on the Way

9 The End of Poverty 195

The Time is Here 195

Index 207

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