Entrepreneurial Approach to Stewardship Accountabilityn: Corporate Residual and Global Poverty

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As an entrepreneurial initiative, this book advocates a shift in the responsibility for relief of poverty away from the government to the private sector, and in particular to corporate entities. The concept of the "residual" is used as the cornerstone of business operations and wealth distribution. Corporate decision-makers, while making proprietary decisions for resources allocation, must assume stewardship responsibility and be accountable not just to financial investors but to all contributors of the corporate entity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789812560063
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/30/2004
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Global poverty and the market economy 1
Ch. 2 The band-aid approach to human poverty 20
Ch. 3 The nature of ownership 39
Ch. 4 Custodianship, ownership rights, and stewardship responsibility 56
Ch. 5 Cost 70
Ch. 6 From cost to profit 88
Ch. 7 The market economy, profit and corporate residual 105
Ch. 8 Residual and social enterprise 120
Ch. 9 How accounting may help to relieve the pressure of global poverty 134
Ch. 10 Is it the end or an end of a beginning? 149
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