With heavy doses of both humor and wisdom Ari reveals the methods and the madness that led the fabled Ann Arbor deli Zingerman's to become a thriving community of successful and progressive businesses.
The premier localist economist and author (Going Local, The Small-Mart Revolution) makes a strong and stimulating case for moving money from Wall Street to Main Street: why, how and what stands in the way.
In this splendid book the former publisher of Business Ethics Magazine (and author of another great book – The Divine Right of Capital) explores the meaning of the generative economy of the future and examines the current signs of its emergence.
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard’s enthusiastic first book (Let My People Go Surfing) is followed here with the nuts and bolts: what did Patagonia do to become the most honest, accountable, and ethical company in the world? (as far as I’m concerned!!).
The late Kenneth Boulding once said: “Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever is either a madman or an economist. “ Here’s why it can’t , and what a new era of progress might be like.
Another eloquent – and troubling – call to action for the planet. Orr combines science, history, and public policy to make a compelling case that effective political leadership is the essential missing ingredient standing in our way.