Business & Economics Books:

Good Value

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Good Value

Reflections on Money, Morality, and an Uncertain World

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Good Value: Reflections on Money, Morality, and an Uncertain World by Stephen Green
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Can one be both an ethical person and a banker? Stephen Green, an ordained priest and chairman of HSBC, thinks so. In "Good Value," Green retraces the history of the global economy and its financial systems, from early government granaries in Alexandria to the Italian banks that flourished during the Renaissance, and argues that despite its recent lapses, the financial industry is more necessary than ever. Also necessary, however, are good businesspeople who look to their principles before their profit margins. By recognizing the precedence of moral and spiritual values over immediate profit, Green says, we have the opportunity to remake capitalism while also helping the less fortunate and finding meaning in our own lives. He backs up his ideas for a new capitalism with anecdotes about microfinance, green technology, and a number of remarkable individuals who have changed the world by using the lessons they ve learned in the global bazaar. A timely, thoughtful, and contrarian analysis of the most pressing financial and moral questions we face, "Good Value" presents us with the heartening possibility that through good ethics comes good business, and through good business comes a richer, more rewarding world for us all."

Author Biography

Stephen Green is Chairman of HSBC, where he was CEO from 2003 2006. He is also Chairman of the British Banker s Association, Chair of the Prime Minister s Business Council for Britain, and an ordained priest of the Church of England. He is married with two daughters."
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages
232
Dimensions
140x211x28
ISBN-13
9780802119179
Product ID
3723410

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...