Managing for Stakeholders Survival Reputation and Success R. Edward Freeman
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- Publication date:
- 03 Dec 2007
- 284 pages: 254 x 178 x 15mm
- black & white illustrations
"Managing for Stakeholders: Survival, Reputation, and Success," the culmination of twenty years of research, interviews, and observations in the workplace, makes a major new contribution to management thinking and practice. Current ways of thinking about business and stakeholder management usually ask the Value Allocation Question: How should we distribute the burdens and benefits of corporate activities among stakeholders? "Managing for Stakeholders," however, helps leaders develop a mindset that instead asks the Value Creation Question: How can we create as much value as possible for all of our stakeholders?
Business is about how customers, suppliers, employees, financiers (stockholders, bondholders, banks, etc.), communities, the media, and managers interact and create value. World-renowned management scholar R. Edward Freeman and his coauthors outline ten concrete principles and seven practical techniques for managing stakeholder relationships in order to ensure a firm's survival, reputation, and success. "Managing for Stakeholders" is a revolutionary book that will change not only how managers do business but also how they recognize and evaluate business opportunities that would otherwise be invisible.
"This book breaks the mold for the 'management success' literature. Forget what you've read in previous management books. Stop assuming that you have to trade off the interests of employees and customers for those of stockholders. Freeman, Harrison and Wicks show why smart managers succeed by adding value everywhere."--Tom Donaldson, Mark O. Winkelman Professor, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
-- Tom Donaldson