Corporate dreams : big business in American democracy from the Great Depression to the great recession / James Hoopes.
By: Hoopes, James.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (ix, 234 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780813552040 (electronic bk.); 0813552044 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Corporate culture -- United States -- History | Business and politics -- United States -- Case studies | Political ethics -- United States | Leadership -- United States -- History | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Moral conditionsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Corporate dreams.DDC classification: 338.0973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The corporate American dream at its height and in its origins -- The corporate American dream -- Corporate and national character -- From public purpose to private profit -- Corporations as enemies of the free market -- Corporate failure and government fix -- Corporate crashes -- Managers versus markets -- Corporations blow their chance to end the depression -- Roosevelt's confused anti-corporatism -- The corporation strikes back -- The right to manage -- Corporations recover their moral authority -- Killing the unions softly -- Creating Reagan and his voters -- What manner of man(ager)? -- Masking the arrogance of power -- Responsibility versus profit at general motors -- Critics of managerial character -- JFK's pyrrhic victory over U.S. steel -- The corporation in the wilderness again -- McNamara and the staffers -- The false confidence of the anti-corporatists -- Corporate America loses world supremacy -- Laying the groundwork for the corporation's cultural comeback -- Leadership -- Managing by values -- Creating the concept of corporate culture -- Inventing the leadership development industry -- Reagan aids corporations by bashing government -- Entrepreneurship -- Supply siders versus the big corporation -- Reengineering the corporation -- George W. Bush, Enron, and the great recession -- Can the corporate American dream be saved?