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Embed the ethos of community and citizenship

“Stakeholder relationships must be seen as interdependent and positive-sum.”

In our increasingly interdependent world, highly collaborative systems will outperform organizations that are characterized by adversarial win-lose relationships. Yet today, corporate governance structures often exacerbate conflict by promoting the interests of some groups(such as senior executives and the providers of capital)at the expense of others (usually employees,local communities, and the planet). Management systems must more fully reflect the ethos of community and citizenship—and the inescapable interdependence of all stakeholder groups must be designed into organizational operations at every level.

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Embed the ethos of community and citizenship

“Stakeholder relationships must be seen as interdependent and positive-sum.”

In our increasingly interdependent world, highly collaborative systems will outperform organizations that are characterized by adversarial win-lose relationships. Yet today, corporate governance structures often exacerbate conflict by promoting the interests of some groups(such as senior executives and the providers of capital)at the expense of others (usually employees,local communities, and the planet). Management systems must more fully reflect the ethos of community and citizenship—and the inescapable interdependence of all stakeholder groups must be designed into organizational operations at every level.

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This case study describes how Henkel, a maker of consumer and industrial products, has systematically integrated the consideration of ecological and social aspects in their product develpment.
Story by Thomas Loew on April 1, 2012
A new legal currency tracks with how hard you work to enrich society. The harder you demonstrably work on that, the less anything else costs you.
Hack by Malcolm Ryder on March 30, 2012
What if the majority of the companies where for growth but not for profit maximization? The motive behind entrepreneurship will be the social incentive and not endless accumulation.
 The Invisible Hand’s Purpose Seed, manifesting itself as a 5D Market system with a 5M (Meta Events,  Means, Metrics, Method & Mediation) mindset, yielding Triune Shared Value (S
Hack by Charles Prabakar on March 30, 2012
Karma is not just a word heard on the yoga mat.
Hack by Beth Shaw on March 26, 2012
This hack is a model designed on the facts: where we were, where have we taken the wrong turn and where do we go next, maybe towards a new model of enlightened capitalism, as a rupture in the world of
Hack by Alexandru Bodislav on March 11, 2012
We pay lip-service to the importance of many types of capital (i.e., human-, intellectual-, social-, natural- and even spiritual-capital), but our companies are still explicitly and legally designed f
Hack by Randal Franz on December 22, 2011
When you go to a hospital, who cares for you? As a patient, you will see physicians, nurses, and maybe a few medical assistants or lab techs. There is a lot more going on beind the scenes, though.
Hack by Sonja Dieterich on December 21, 2011

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