Small Change

Small Change: Why Business Won't Save the World
Title: Small Change: Why Business Won't Save the World
Published: 1/11/2010
ISBN: 1605093777
ISBN13: 9781605093772
Page Count: 120
File Size: 1.2 MB

A new movement is afoot that promises to save the world by applying the magic of the market to the challenges of social change. Its supporters argue that using business principles to solve global problems is far more effective than more traditional approaches. What could be wrong with that?

Almost everything, argues former Ford Foundation director Michael Edwards. In this hard-hitting, controversial exposé, he marshals a wealth of evidence to reveal that in reality, a market approach hurts more than it helps. Real change will come when business acts more like civil society, not the other way around.

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