Many of us have a sense of unease about current trends in global capitalism and global society. Inequalities and conflict seem endemic; much vaunted technological innovations seem unable to deliver structural change and development in many parts of the world; and ideological conflicts may be more intense than during the cold war. Shirley Williams, and a dozen other leading thinkers in The central point of debate in this book is identify and evaluate the moral challenges of what contributors refer to as 'responsible global capitalism'. How can we develop a global economic architecture which is economically efficient, morally acceptable geographically inclusive and sustainable over time? moral issues which global capitalism must answer. If global capitalism - arguably the most efficient wealth creation system currently known to man - is to be both economically viable and socially acceptable, each of its four constituent institutions (markets, governments, supranational agencies, and civil society) must not only be technically and administratively competent, but also be buttressed and challenged by a strong ethical ethos.
How can we develop a global economic architecture which is The editor John Dunning is one of the most distinguished and widely acclaimed scholars in international business. He has gathered together a stellar group of academics, politicians, and moralists to address the fundamental issues of our economic and moral systems. Gordon Brown, Jonathan Sacks, Joseph Stiglitz, Hans Kung, Micahael Novak, Shirley Williams, and a dozen other leading thinkers in international business and ethics identify the pressing moral issues which global capitalism must answer. sustainable over time? Recognizing that solutions will not come from any one quarter, and that any serious discussion of a just and equitable system must embrace questions of ethics and faith, the book approaches the issues from a range of different disciplines and forums.
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Author Biography - John Dunning
John Dunning is Emeritus Professor of International Business at the University of Reading, and State of New Jersey Professor of International Business at Rutgers University. He has been researching into the economics of international direct investment and the multinational enterprise since the 1950's and has authored, co-authored or edited numerous books on this subject and on industrial and regional economics.