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From Capitalistic to Humanistic Business

  • Michael Pirson
  • Ulrich Steinvorth
  • Carlos Largacha-Martinez
  • Claus Dierksmeier

Part of the Humanism in Business Series book series (HUBUS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Transforming Capitalism — An Introduction

    1. Michael Pirson, Claus Dierksmeier, Ulrich Steinvorth, Carlos Largacha-Martinez
      Pages 1-10
  3. Restitution of Fair play

  4. For Qualitative Growth

  5. For Cooperation and Community

  6. Change by Specific Reforms: Basic Income, Property Rights, Money, and Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Felix Fuders, Manfred Max-Neef
      Pages 157-189
  7. Conclusions

    1. Ulrich Steinvorth
      Pages 206-216
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 217-219

About this book


Transforming Capitalism addresses the challenges to shareholder capitalism. It explores: fair play in the market place;challenges on systemic, organizational and individual levels; the need to refocus our economic system around community and cooperation; the current challenges and transform capitalism.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Pirson
    • 1
  • Ulrich Steinvorth
    • 2
  • Carlos Largacha-Martinez
    • 3
  • Claus Dierksmeier
    • 4
  1. 1.Fordham UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University of HamburgGermany
  3. 3.Universidad EANColombia
  4. 4.University of TübingenGermany

About the editors

is Distinguished Professor of Globalization Ethics at Stonehill College, Boston, Co-Director of the Sustainable Management and Measurement Institute (SUMMIT), and Board Director of The Humanistic Management Network. He has a special interest in the theory of freedom and the history of liberal thought in Europe, North and South America. He has published several books on legal, political, and religious philosophy and works currently on topics of globalization ethics and corporate social responsibility.

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