Confronting capitalism : real solutions for a troubled economic system /

With the fall of the Berlin Wall, one economic model emerged triumphant. Capitalism-spanning a spectrum from laissez faire to authoritarian-shapes the market economies of all the wealthiest and fastest-growing nations. But trouble is cracking its shiny veneer. In the U.S., Europe, and Japan, economi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kotler, Philip.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : AMACOM--American Management Association, 2015.
Edition:First Edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: creating high performance capitalism
  • The fourteen shortcomings of capitalism
  • The persistent problem of poverty
  • Growing income inequality
  • Worker well-being
  • Job creation in the face of growing automation
  • The need for companies to cover their social costs
  • The exploitation of the environment
  • Business cycles and economic instability
  • The focus on narrow self-interest
  • Dealing with the debt burden and financial regulation
  • How politics subverts economics
  • Capitalism's short-term orientation
  • Questionable marketing outputs
  • Setting the right gdp growth rate
  • Creating happiness as well as goods
  • Epilogue
  • Index.