Reading Leaders' Minds: In Search of The Canon Of 21st Century Global Capitalism


Ethics and Business Law

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business ethics, corporate social responsibility, critical theory, economics, emerging markets, sustainable development


This paper uses books to explore the values and practices of capitalism and to speculate about how they might evolve as twenty-first century global capitalism comes into being. The values embodied by the Westernized canon we have inherited might account for certain shortcomings of capitalism. As economic power shifts away from dominant markets of the recent past, our search for the canon of twenty-first century global capitalism can help shape the values we aspire for our capitalism of the future to embody and to enable.

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Asian Journal of Business Ethics

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