Good Company

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.

Good Company

Good Company

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.

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Good Company
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Laurie Bassi, Ed Frauenheim, Lawrence Costello
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-06 - Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

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
In Good Company
Language: en
Pages: 189
Authors: Lesley Orr Macdonald
Categories: Ordination of women
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Wild Goose Publications

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
In Good Company
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Stanley Hauerwas
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-07-31 - Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess

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.
Death In Good Company
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Gretchen Sprague
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-12 - Publisher: Minotaur Books

Widowed mainstream attorney Martha Patterson finds herself frustrated by her recent retirement. When a former colleague offers her a volunteer job as a pro bono lawyer for West Brooklyn Legal Services, Martha eagerly looks forward to resuming her career. On Martha's first day at work, she encounters one of her
In Good Company
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: James Martin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Sheed & Ward

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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