Good Company

Good Company
Publisher Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 296
ISBN 9781609940638
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Laurie Bassi and her coauthors show that despite the dispiriting headlines, we are entering a more hopeful economic age. The authors call it the “Worthiness Era.” And in it, the good guys are poised to win. Good Company explains how this new era results from a convergence of forces, ranging from the explosion of online information sharing to the emergence of the ethical consumer and the arrival of civic-minded Millennials. Across the globe, people are choosing the companies in their lives in the same way they choose the guests they invite into their homes. They are demanding that companies be “good company.” Proof is in the numbers. The authors created the Good Company Index to take a systematic look at Fortune 100 companies’ records as employers, sellers, and stewards of society and the planet. The results were clear: worthiness pays off. Companies in the same industry with higher scores on the index—that is, companies that have behaved better—outperformed their peers in the stock market. And this is not some academic exercise: the authors have used principles of the index at their own investment firm to deliver market-beating results. Using a host of real-world examples, Bassi and company explain each aspect of corporate worthiness and describe how you can assess other companies with which you do business as a consumer, investor, or employee. This detailed guide will help you determine who the good guys are—those companies that are worthy of your time, your loyalty, and your money.

Good Company
  • Author : Laurie Bassi,Ed Frauenheim,Lawrence Costello
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-09-06

Laurie Bassi and her coauthors show that despite the dispiriting headlines, we are entering a more hopeful economic age. The authors call it the “Worthiness Era.” And in it, the good guys are poised to win. Good Company explains how this new era results from a convergence of forces, ranging

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Good Company
  • Author : Arthur M. Blank
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15

Featuring an introduction by President Jimmy Carter The Home Depot cofounder and owner of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS's Atlanta United shares a vision and a roadmap for values-based business. Arthur M. Blank believes that for good companies, purpose and profit can-and should-go hand in hand. And he should

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Good Company
  • Author : Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2021-04-06

A Most Anticipated Book From: OprahMag.com * Refinery29 * Houston Chronicle * The Millions * Elle * Buzzfeed "Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney plumbs the depths of marriage, motherhood and friendship with warmth and wit. I devoured it in one gulp! Treat yourself to some Good Company." —Maria Semple, author of Today Will Be Different A

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In Such Good Company
  • Author : Carol Burnett
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016

"Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show"--

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In Good Company  A Class of Their Own Book  2
  • Author : Jen Turano
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2015-06-30

"Turano continues to be one of the funniest voices in the inspirational genre, and her spunky heroines will appeal to readers across the romance spectrum."--Booklist After growing up as an orphan, Millie Longfellow is determined to become the best nanny the East Coast has ever seen. Unfortunately, her playfulness

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In Good Company
  • Author : James Martin
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2010-09-16

James Martin takes readers on a journey from his Catholic childhood through his success and ultimate dissatisfaction with the business world, to his novitiate and profession of vows as a Jesuit.

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In Good Company
  • Author : Corbin Tomaszeski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018

Corbin Tomaszeski is a chef with a unique vision: to bring meaning back to the world of food. Whether a reputable chef in Toronto, or hosting popular Food Network shows "Dinner Party Wars," "Restaurant Makeover," and "Restaurant Takeover," Chef Corbin loves to communicate through food. In Good Company places emphasis

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Good to Great
  • Author : Jim Collins
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-07-19

The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can

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In Good Company
  • Author : Stanley Hauerwas
  • Publisher : University of Notre Dame Pess
  • Release Date : 1995-07-31

By exposing a different account of politics—the church as polis and "counterstory" to the world's politics—Stanley Hauerwas helps Christians to recognize the unifying beliefs and practices that make them a political entity apart from the rest of the world.

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Good Company
  • Author : Monica Wilson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03

Originally published in 1951 this book is a study of village system in southern Tanzania, which at the time of publication was thought to be unique. Each village consisted not of a group of kinsmen but an age-set: a group of male contemporaries, together with their wives and young children. The

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IN GOOD COMPANY
  • Author : Teresa Ann Southwick,Keiko Okamoto
  • Publisher : Harlequin / SB Creative
  • Release Date : 2020-05-21

In high school, Molly was a little plain and chubby and yet her crush, Des, asked her out! She thought things were going well between them until Des left for college without saying a word of goodbye. Years later, Molly has transformed into a beautiful woman. When Des returns to

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In Good Company
  • Author : Lesley Orr Macdonald
  • Publisher : Wild Goose Publications
  • Release Date : 1999

A unique collection of personal stories by women from many denominations about the struggle for equality by women in the ministry and those still excluded from it. They tell of stereotyping, assumptions, tokenism, discrimination, trivialisation; abuse, isolation and the 'stained glass celling' created by the church's obsession with power, rank

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In Good Company
  • Author : James Martin
  • Publisher : Sheed & Ward
  • Release Date : 2000

The story of one young man's remarkable journey from corporate America to the Society of Jesus. James Martin leads you from his Catholic childhood through his success and ultimate dissatisfaction with the business world, to his novitiate and profession of vows as a Jesuit.

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Good Company
  • Author : Douglas Harper
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-11-17

Good Company: A Tramp Life, is a vivid portrait of a lifestyle long part of America's history, yet rapidly disappearing. The author traveled extensively by freight train to gain rich insights into the elusive world of the tramp. Richly illustrated with 85 photographs by the author, the book presents the homeless

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In Good Company
  • Author : Cedric Yamanaka
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2001-11-30

"See, I don’t know, I was like a part of our whatchamacallit, group, but in a way, I wasn’t. Like the guy at the ball game who doesn’t cheer. I’m just the guy Rudy or Regan calls up. The more the merrier, you know? It really

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