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Corporations and the Public Interest

Guiding the Invisible Hand (BK Currents)

by Steven D. Lydenberg

  • 115 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Community,
  • Corporations,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Industries - General,
  • Free Enterprise,
  • Government & Business,
  • Business & Economics / Free Enterprise,
  • Business & Economics / Government & Business,
  • Business & Economics/Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Business & Economics/Economics - Theory,
  • Business & Economics/Government & Business,
  • Corporate & Business History - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8748575M
    ISBN 101576752917
    ISBN 109781576752913

    Despite the recent interest, the concept of the Public Interest Company is not a new one. Housing associations have delivered social housing for over a century using the same basic model. Nor is there one simple model of a Public Interest Company; one of the sectors strengths is the variety of organisational forms that can be employed. Corporations were forbidden from attempting to influence elections, public policy, and other realms of civic society. Initially, the privilege of incorporation was granted selectively to enable activities that benefited the public, such as construction of roads or canals. Enabling shareholders to profit was seen as a means to that end.

    A new trend has emerged within the past decade: corporations that seek to turn a profit while affirmatively promoting the public interest. To accommodate this trend, six states have recently. This is “Public Interest versus Private Interest”, section from the book Finance, Banking, and Money (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license.

    Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Public Administration and the Public Interest (). Home» Under democracy the public interest is based not upon the welfare of one class but upon a compounding of many group interests. We assume the possibility of achieving a balance of forces, social and economic.   Government is a public entity bound to serve the public interest. It seems logical that any entity created by government is properly considered a public entity accountable for serving a public purpose, obeying the law — and obliged as a public entity to stay out of electoral politics. and the author of influential books, including “When.


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Corporations and the Public Interest by Steven D. Lydenberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book "the Corporation" by Bakan describes in bitter detail just how large corporations can go wrong -- see its reviews. Lydenberg describes several movements to shape corporate objectives in a way that includes public interest, rather than the narrow interest of maximizing stockholder by: Corporations and the Public Interest details how data on the social and environmental records of corporations could be made broadly available; how systems for analyzing, interpreting, and discussing that data can be developed and made accessible to the public; and how investors, consumers and others could use this information to reward those.

About Corporations and the Public Interest. In this era of rampant corporate greed, abuse of power, and dwindling governmental regulations of corporate practices, Steven Lydenberg shows how government can use the marketplace itself to make corporations act more responsibly. The book "the Corporation" by Bakan describes in bitter detail just how large corporations can Corporations and the Public Interest book wrong -- see its reviews.

Lydenberg describes several movements to shape corporate objectives in a way that includes public interest, rather than the narrow interest of maximizing stockholder returns/5(2). Praise for Corporations And The Public Interest “"Steve Lydenberg is a seasoned pro in the Corporate Social Responsibility information business, and one of the wisest minds out there.

There is a lifetime of wisdom in this gem of a book." —Marjorie Kelly, co-founder and editor, Business Ethics magazine, and author of The Divine Right of. Corporations and the Public Interest Guiding the Invisible Hand By Steven Lydenberg Introduction At the heart of this book is a series of recommendations about what can be done to create practical tools for investors, consumers, corporate managers, employees, regulators, and legislators to direct corporations toward the public interest.

“Public interest law” is a term that became widely adopted in the United States during and after the social turmoil of the s. It built upon a tradition exemplified by Louis Brandeis, who before becoming a U.S.

Supreme Court justice incorporated advocacy for the interests of the general public. Corporate Charters. The pamphlet Taking Care of Business: Citizenship and the Charter of Incorporation, by Richard Grossman and Frank Adams, looks at how corporations can be returned to their original purposes – acting in the public can be ordered from Charter Ink, BoxCambridge, MA Contact Richard Grossman at the same address for updates on related activities in your.

Book Description. As a book on public policy, this book is unique in addressing explicitly the role of human nature. Only with a good understanding of human nature can policy makers address their foremost needs and anticipate how people may respond to specific designs in policy.

Book Description: Creditor Rights and the Public Interestsupports the greater representation of non-traditional creditors in the process of insolvency restructuring in Canada, concentrating particularly on restructuring under the federal Companies' Creditors' Arrangement Act (CCAA).Arguing in favour of the representation of such non-traditional creditors as workers, consumers, trade suppliers.

Corporations and the Public Interest Guiding the Invisible Hand By Steven Lydenberg During the last two decades of the 20th century, societies around the world have made a bet on free There is a lifetime of wisdom in this gem of a book." —Marjorie Kelly, co-founder and editor, Business Ethics magazine; author, The Divine Right of.

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Get this from a library. Corporations and the public interest: guiding the invisible hand. [Steven D Lydenberg] -- "Steven Lydenberg shows how government can utilize market forces, rather than top-down regulations, to move corporations away from all-too-common abuse." "Lydenberg sees the.

Buy Corporations and The Public Interest - Guiding The Invisible Hand by Steven D. Lydenberg from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones. This article addresses our failing ability to hold business corporations to the public interest, or even to bare legality.

It defends, in brief compass, the reasonableness of the expectation that corporations provide public benefits as consideration for their public privileges.

But as succeeding sections recount, the traditional instrument for holding corporations to the public interest has. Corporations are morally required to accept those responsibilities.

The existence of externalities attaches companies, in operational and economic terms, to those responsibilities. Enlightened self-interest leads to voluntarily embracing those responsibilities.

(Hooray for public-interest technologists.) He talks about national security infrastructure in private hands, at least in the US. He talks about a massive geopolitical restructuring -- a fundamental change in the relationship between private tech corporations and government.

He talks about recalibrating the Fourth Amendment (of course). Although the Japanese economy is largely based on private enterprise, it has a number of government-owned (public) corporations, which are more extensive and, in some cases, different in function from what exists in the United States.

History. In there were ninety-seven public corporations, reduced from in the early s as a result of administrative reforms. Any use of radio transmission which causes the public to feel that the quality of programs is not the highest, that the use of radio is not the broadest and best use in the public interest, that it is used for political advantage or selfish power will be detrimental to the public interest in radio and, therefore, to the Radio Corporation of.Get this from a library!

United Nations Centre on transnational corporations: corporate conduct and the public interest. [Khalil A Hamdani; Lorraine Turner Ruffing] -- The United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations (UNCTC) was established in and abolished in It was an early effort by the UN to address the overlapping issues of national.public corporation.

corporation formed by a government body to serve the public at large, such as a public mass transit company; have similar structure to a private corporation but have no owners (NOT "publicly held corporation") had no private financial self-interest, and used diligence to acquire the best information related to the.