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Re-Imagining Capitalism

Dominic Barton, Dezsö Horváth, and Matthias Kipping


Capitalism has been an unprecedented engine of wealth creation for many centuries, leading to sustained productivity gains and long-term growth and lifting an increasing proportion of humanity out of poverty. But its effects, and hence its future, have come increasingly under question: Is capitalism still improving wealth and well-being for the many? Or, is long-term value creation being sacrificed to the pressures of short-termism, with potentially far-reaching consequences for society, the natural environment, prosperity, and global order? This book reflects both the urgency of the needed ac ... More

Keywords: future of capitalism, long-term growth, sustainable model of capitalism, re-imagined capitalism, short termism

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198785453
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dominic Barton, editor
Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company

Dezsö Horváth, editor
Dean and Tanna H Schulich Chair in Strategic Management, Schulich School of Business, York University

Matthias Kipping, editor
Professor of Policy and Chair in Business History, Schulich School of Business, York University

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1 Re-Imagining Capitalism for the Long Term

Dominic Barton, Dezsö Horváth, and Matthias Kipping

Part I Trailblazing: The Role of Exemplary Leadership

3 Business and Society

Kathleen McLaughlin and Doug McMillon

5 Cooperatives

Monique Leroux

7 The Gifts of Breadth

Nick Lovegrove and Matthew Thomas

Part II Engaging: Broader Views for a Better Capitalism

9 Engagement Required

Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten

10 Responsible Capitalism

R. Edward Freeman, Bidhan L. Parmar, and Kirsten E. Martin

13 Narrowcasting

John Stackhouse

Part III Advancing: Suggestions for the Ways Forward

15 Integrated Reporting for a Re-Imagined Capitalism

Robert G. Eccles and Birgit Spiesshofer

16 Reasonable Expectations and Fiduciary Obligations

Edward Waitzer and Douglas Sarro

17 Corporate Social Responsibility

Gordon L. Clark and Michael Viehs

18 Building the Right Long-Term Approach

Bruce Simpson and Tiffany Vogel

19 A New Way of Thinking about Resource Development

Richard A. Ross and D. Eleanor Westney

20 Restoring the Capitalist Promise

Shawn Bohen and Gerald Chertavian

21 Conclusion

Dezsö Horváth and Dominic Barton

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