By Robert L. Heilbroner, Morton Mintz, Colman McCarthy, Sanford J. Ungar, Kermit Vandivier, Saul Friedman, James Boyd
Hardcover initially released in 1972.
Said One govt:
"Why should still my moral sense trouble me?"
Here are dramatic real tales of executives whose wish for revenue leads them into shameful judgements.
Naming real govt of significant American businesses, the authors painting company irresponsibility in human time period. One government is proven as he orders his subordinates to faux a lab document, even if the outcome may be death. Others are proven as they bribe a urban authentic, as they knowingly promote a deadly drug, as they improve themselves by way of betraying their stockholders.
These males will not be the wide-spread fast-buck artists, the petty cheats who might be disregarded as "bad apples." The authors display themselves as strong electorate, trained and well-respected. but during company they simply yield to ambition, avarice or the company tradition. And more often than not, once they are uncovered, they're promoted by way of their companies.
Together those profiles, them all written specifically for this e-book, provide existence to questions raised by way of books corresponding to the United States, Inc. and The Greening of America:
· what sort of males run a few super-corporations?
· How can "good men" behave so badly"
· Does operating for an organization suggest violating one's moral sense?
After the entire tales are informed, the intense economist and social critic Robert L. Heilbroner bargains a bankruptcy of point of view. First he confronts some of the positions on company responsibility--at one severe, breaking apart the massive organisations; on the different, leaving government completely unfastened to maximise gains. after which he cuts via to the realities if the problem, displaying us the place the simplest probability of therapy lies.