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Business profits and social responsibility.

Meyer Feldberg

Business profits and social responsibility.

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Published by University of Cape Town in [Cape Town] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social responsibility of business.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Cape Town. University of Cape Town] Inaugural lecture, New series,, no. 10, Inaugural lecture (University of Cape Town) ;, no. 10.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT1701 .I53 no. 10, HD60 .I53 no. 10
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5458664M
    LC Control Number73161051


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She has a PhD in Business Studies from University of Warwick and previously worked for the United Nations and International IDEA in the areas of democracy promotion and preventive diplomacy. Her research interests are in strategy in non-profits, boundaries of corporate responsibility, and business and human rights.

He concluded by quoting from his book Capitalism and Freedom: "there is one and only one social responsibility of business—to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.".

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