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書名 Greed [electronic resource] / edited by Alexis Brassey and StephenBarber ; foreword by Nicola Horlick
出版項 Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
國際標準書號 9780230246157
023024615X
國際標準號碼 10.1057/9780230246157 doi
book jacket
說明 xiii, 191 p. ; 22 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Greed and the market / John Meadowcroft -- Greed and the super-rich / Stephen Haseler and Henning Meyer -- Greed or competitive firms? / Jocelyn Pixley -- Back to the future : teaching the greed business / Ken Starkey and Cary Cooper -- The disputable truth of economic greed / Stephen Barber -- What drives man toward greed? / Alexis Brassey -- Greed in Jewish lore / Jeremy Rosen -- Condemning greed? Catholic perspectives / Patrick Riordan -- Working with greed : the challenge of inequalities / Marco Roncarati -- Sufficiency not greed : 'consume less, share more, enjoy life' / Derek Wall-- The narrative of consumption : greed and literature / Linda Freedman
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 12, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
As the world reels in the wake of a banking crisis, the likes of which have not been seen in a generation, attention is naturally turning to the role of greed. For all of the technical explanations for meltdownin the financial markets, the simplest, most readily accepted and almost universal explanation is the single word 'greed'. The prospects of easy, risk-free, large profits which caricature the instinct of international finance might seem a world away. But, whatever some commentators might like to portray, greed is not confined to the financial markets. Greed is not the preserve of bankers, traders and brokers operating in isolation of the society in which the rest of us reside. Greed is a bigsubject which can at once be seen as the disease at the heart of society and the motivating force behind the progress of mankind
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鏈接 Original 9780230201484 0230201482 (DLC) 2009041142 (OCoLC)452301041
主題 Avarice
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Alt Author Brassey, Alexis, 1972-
Barber, Stephen, 1974-
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