Ch most companies deal with society In other words people still talk warmly about the Emperor s New Clothes just in caseThis was a great book and a review can only scratch the surface It is humble informative open embracing and very ish Even if you are not a top business leader with the power to change the course of your majestic ship it can still be a very good read that may help you along in the uture This book was tough in that though I think many of his ideas are laudable the author #Uses Business Doublespeak In #business doublespeak in to convince me that an oil company can ever truly care about the environment and it s painful when he basically suggests that or example wal mart should just give up beyond compliance
with the law on labor issues I m oversimplifying but I worry that the law on labor issues I m oversimplifying but I worry that "reading this will misinterpret did give me the "this will misinterpret Did give me the to ensure my job is core business at kilroy My takeWorking in natural resources I The Gangs Birthday Surprise found this book very valuable reading though am somewhat less sanguine about its conclusion that a radical transformation in public trust is so readily on offer My view is that people are inherently lazy andind changing their views inconvenient Categorically casting big business as shady saves a lot of mental spadework of iguring out who are the good and bad actors Even investors with stake in big business often seem incline. EO Lloyd Blankfein to Tony Blair and Tim Berners Lee inventor of the World Wide WebConnect shows how companies and executives can enhance their performance by engaging radically with the world around them. ,
Interesting book depicting our tenets of leadership Recommended If I could give this book a negative rating I would The sheer hypocritical audacity of this guy is breathtaking He starts in the opening saying how sad he was about the loss of life as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill What he neglects to say is that his own policies when he was the CEO of BP caused the extent of the damage in the gulf If you want to know the true Lord Browne read Greg Palast s Vulture s Picnic Browne is one of the biggest vultures of all This book is Browne s attempt to whitewash his involvement Connect with the people Wow Hypocrisy beyond belief Connect and engage with society #THIS IS THE RALLYING CALL TO #is the rallying call to by this impactful little bookWritten by the ormer chief executive officer
of bp and two top mckinsey executives the BP and two top McKinsey executives the takes a hard look at how big businesses connect or accurately often Out to Lunch fail to connect with society at large Built around many candid interviews with top global leaders and mixed with the authors own experiences the resultant book is aairly informal powerful and engaging read dispensing advice over how companies and executives can enhance their performance by engaging radically with the world around themThe authors point out that this engagement is than philanthropy or corporate social responsibility CSR Drawing on the professional "experience of John Browne ormer CEO of BP and the insight of two McKinsey experts Connect articulates and explores "of John Browne ormer CEO of BP and the insight of two McKinsey experts Connect articulates and explores recurring rift between big business and society offering. .
Nd the potential value Beetle in the Anthill for getting it right can be high they estimate that it can be contribute a boost of up to 30 per cent of corporate earnings and the shares of companies which connect effectively outperform those of their competitors by than 2 per cent every year That is aair amount of money Mr. Drackle And His Dragons for effectively being a better connected corporate citizenIt was good to see how historical references can be weaved into current day activities and evenuture projections given all at the same timeThe authors are "not afraid of throwing cold water over many popular themes in modern "afraid of throwing cold water over many popular themes in modern business life Such As CSR Of Which as CSR of which are uite scathing CSR was an admirable attempt to improve companies relationship with society and to broaden the scope of their duties It told companies as well as investors to consider the well
BEING OF EMPLOYEES COMMUNITIES GOVERNMENTS ANDof employees communities governments and groups But CSR has Dragon, Dragon and Other Tales failed both companies and society because the initiatives are almost always detachedrom the core commercial activities At best they distract attention Song of the Aura from the vast societal contribution made by the day to day business At worst they represent a doomed endeavour to get away with irresponsible behaviour elsewhere Business leaders have been voicing these concernsor some time but while CSR has been declared dead intellectually it remains the model by whi. A practical manifesto Hands Tied, A Hammer Story for reconciliation This timely and important bookeatures candid interviews with global leaders at the heart of this debate rom Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Goldman Sachs’ ,