In this collection of 17 essays authored by 29 prominent scholars and executives, editors David Cooperrider and Audrey Selian present business leaders with a multi-pronged, urgent call to action. They argue passionately that business contributed to the existential crises facing the planet, and it must be part of the solution. Their forward-looking insights push beyond the purely conceptual realm of emerging management theory. They chart a path toward humane, collaborative, sustainable business models that support people and planet – while turning a healthy profit.
About the Authors
David L. Cooperrider, PhD, is a Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University and holds two chaired professorships at the Weatherhead School of Management: Char and Chuck Fowler Professor of Business as an Agent of World Benefit and the Covia - David L. Cooperrider Professorship in Appreciative Inquiry. Audrey Selian runs Artha Impact, an environmental and socially responsible investing firm. She holds a PhD in Technology Policy and Development Studies from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
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