The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business

By Umair Haque
Details a holistic five-step plan for both reducing the negative and exploitive nature of the current system and ensuring positive social and economic growth for the future. This book calls for a re-examination of ideals, and urges business away from competition and rivalries and toward a globally-conscious and constructive model.


STAFF PICKS: Pychopaths, Tangled Webs, and the Possibility of a Moral Economy

Posted June 17, 2011, 7:44 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
How we have come to define the debate on free and fair trade in this country and around the world fascinates, and often frustrates me. I think trade needs to remain just that—free and fair—but I don't believe that "free" necessarily means "unfettered," or that "fair" means "protected. " Those that point to the fact that more open markets in China, India and elsewhere have pulled more people out of poverty more quickly than any other force in the history of the world have the past 30 years of evidence on their side, and those that argue that labor and environmental concerns need to have a seat at the table so that they're not being exploited have history on their side. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects – The Responsible Business

Posted March 11, 2011, 11:48 AM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success by Carol Sanford, Jossey-Bass, 368 pages, $39. 95, Hardcover, March 2011, ISBN 9780470648681 There has been a movement in business thought toward responsible practices and sustainability these last few years, and business books have reflected that—Peter Senge called it The Necessary Revolution in his latest book. Last month, we reviewed what might become the movement’s manifesto, aptly titled by its author, Umair Haque, The New Capitalist Manifesto. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - The New Capitalist Manifesto

Posted February 11, 2011, 12:17 AM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business by Umair Haque, Harvard Business Review Press, 221 pages, $26. 95, Hardcover, January 2011, ISBN 9781422158586 There have been many books released over the last two years about the financial crisis that shook the foundations of our economic system a short time ago, but none have addressed how weak those foundations really are—that maybe, after over 200 years, the very cornerstones of industrial-age capitalism as unstable and badly in need of repair. In The New Capitalist Manifesto, Umair Haque lays out how they can be, and are already beginning to be, rebuilt. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: Friday Links (On a Snowy Monday Afternoon)

Posted January 10, 2011, 8:50 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
It's been a while since we linked up a Friday afternoon, and since I didn't get the chance to do it last Friday, I thought I'd do so today. ➻ Clay Shirky, author of Here Comes Everybody and Cognitive Surplus, contributed an article to the current issue of Foreign Affairs about The Political Power of Social Media. You'll need to purchase the full length article ($0. Read more


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Publisher Harvard Business School Press
Publish date 01/04/2011
Pages 221
ISBN-13 9781422158586
ISBN-10 1422158586
Language English