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The Future of Business : Global Issues in the 80s And 90s.

By: Ways, Max.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Kent : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2016Copyright date: ©1979Description: 1 online resource (120 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483136899.Subject(s): Business enterprises | Business forecasting | Industrial policy -- United States | International economic relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Future of Business : Global Issues in the 80s And 90sDDC classification: 658.40355 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- The Future of Business: Global Issues in the 80s and 90s -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction Max Ways -- THE BUSINESSMAN AS PLANNER -- THE VACUUM THAT DOOMSAYERS RUSH TO FILL -- BEYOND THE SHORT-RANGE FORECASTS -- SOME AREAS TO BE EXAMINED -- Chapter 1. A Corporate Dilemma: Materialism vs. Humanism -- PUBLIC CHALLENGE - BUSINESS RESPONSE -- CONCEPTS THAT SHAPED THE CORPORATION -- THE SHIFTING ROLE OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT -- AN EXPANDING RANGE OF CORPORATE CONCERNS -- Chapter 2. Business and Its Future -- THE SCENARIO OF IMPERIALISM -- WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ROBOTS? -- BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT NEED EACH OTHER -- WHAT PEOPLE SAY NOW -- HOW THEY ACT -- Chapter 3. After Fixed Age Retirement is Gone -- THE NEW PROBLEMS -- THE NEED FOR SECOND CAREERS -- CONCLUSION -- Chapter 4. The Future of Business/Government Relations in the United States -- AN EVALUATION OF THE CURRENT SITUATION -- MAJOR COMPETING SCENARIOS FOR CHANGE -- ANOTHER ROUND OF GOVERNMENTAL INTERVENTION? -- PATTERNS OF RESPONSE BY THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY -- NOTES -- Chapter 5. The Future of Business and the International Environment -- THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS AND THE INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACIES -- THE NORTH-SOUTH DIALOGUE AND THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS -- BUSINESS AND OUR FUTURE ECONOMIC RELATIONS WITH THE EAST -- CONCLUSION -- Index -- About the Authors.
Summary: The Future of Business: Global Issues in the 80s and 90s examines the future material, social, and intellectual vigor of business in the United States. The opportunities and problems facing business are analyzed, with emphasis on the basic forces and trends-both internal and external to business-that will largely shape it in the coming decades and their implications for society in general. This book is comprised of five chapters and begins with the argument that business corporations must be able to articulate a set of guiding principles that relate their conduct to the whole range of human aspirations, not just to material abundance or economic considerations alone. The next chapter predicts the future of business based on its international condition and its situation as it is affected by other parts of the societies in which it operates. The role played by business, especially multinational corporations, in the post-1945 expansion of international trade-referred to as ""the new imperialism""-is then discussed, along with the importance of business to government and vice versa; the implications for business of the change from fixed-age retirement to flexible-age retirement; and the future of business-government relations. The final chapter explores a number of economic issues, their implications for politics, the imperative of international cooperation, and the role of business in helping to solve them. This monograph will be of interest to businessmen, business leaders, consumers, employees, politicians, and the general public.
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Front Cover -- The Future of Business: Global Issues in the 80s and 90s -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction Max Ways -- THE BUSINESSMAN AS PLANNER -- THE VACUUM THAT DOOMSAYERS RUSH TO FILL -- BEYOND THE SHORT-RANGE FORECASTS -- SOME AREAS TO BE EXAMINED -- Chapter 1. A Corporate Dilemma: Materialism vs. Humanism -- PUBLIC CHALLENGE - BUSINESS RESPONSE -- CONCEPTS THAT SHAPED THE CORPORATION -- THE SHIFTING ROLE OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT -- AN EXPANDING RANGE OF CORPORATE CONCERNS -- Chapter 2. Business and Its Future -- THE SCENARIO OF IMPERIALISM -- WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ROBOTS? -- BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT NEED EACH OTHER -- WHAT PEOPLE SAY NOW -- HOW THEY ACT -- Chapter 3. After Fixed Age Retirement is Gone -- THE NEW PROBLEMS -- THE NEED FOR SECOND CAREERS -- CONCLUSION -- Chapter 4. The Future of Business/Government Relations in the United States -- AN EVALUATION OF THE CURRENT SITUATION -- MAJOR COMPETING SCENARIOS FOR CHANGE -- ANOTHER ROUND OF GOVERNMENTAL INTERVENTION? -- PATTERNS OF RESPONSE BY THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY -- NOTES -- Chapter 5. The Future of Business and the International Environment -- THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS AND THE INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACIES -- THE NORTH-SOUTH DIALOGUE AND THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS -- BUSINESS AND OUR FUTURE ECONOMIC RELATIONS WITH THE EAST -- CONCLUSION -- Index -- About the Authors.

The Future of Business: Global Issues in the 80s and 90s examines the future material, social, and intellectual vigor of business in the United States. The opportunities and problems facing business are analyzed, with emphasis on the basic forces and trends-both internal and external to business-that will largely shape it in the coming decades and their implications for society in general. This book is comprised of five chapters and begins with the argument that business corporations must be able to articulate a set of guiding principles that relate their conduct to the whole range of human aspirations, not just to material abundance or economic considerations alone. The next chapter predicts the future of business based on its international condition and its situation as it is affected by other parts of the societies in which it operates. The role played by business, especially multinational corporations, in the post-1945 expansion of international trade-referred to as ""the new imperialism""-is then discussed, along with the importance of business to government and vice versa; the implications for business of the change from fixed-age retirement to flexible-age retirement; and the future of business-government relations. The final chapter explores a number of economic issues, their implications for politics, the imperative of international cooperation, and the role of business in helping to solve them. This monograph will be of interest to businessmen, business leaders, consumers, employees, politicians, and the general public.

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