The Resource Screw business as usual, Richard Branson, (eaudio)

Screw business as usual, Richard Branson, (eaudio)

Label
Screw business as usual
Title
Screw business as usual
Statement of responsibility
Richard Branson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
RICHARD BRANSON, one of the world's most famous and admired business leaders, argues that it's time to turn capitalism upside down--to shift our values from an exclusive focus on profit to also caring for people, communities and the planet As he writes: 'It's a vibrant and definite sea change from the way business was always done, when financial profit was a driving force. Today, people aren't afraid to say, Screw business as usual!--and show they mean it. 'It's amazing how I keep coming across the same message, from bustling global cities to the townships of South Africa to small villages in India to G8 climate conferences. 'It's no coincidence that so many people are talking about the same thing. There's a real buzz in the air. Change is happening. 'People often associate me with challenges, with trying to break records while sailing the Atlantic or flying in a jet stream in a balloon or going into space with Virgin Galactic. But this book isn't just about fun and adventure and exceeding one's wildest dreams. It's a different kind of business book. It's about revolution. My message is a simple one: business as usual isn't working. In fact, business as usual is wrecking this planet. Resources are being used up; the air, the sea, the land are all heavily polluted. The poor are getting poorer. Many are dying of starvation or because they can't afford a dollar a day for lifesaving medicine. 'But my message is not all doom and gloom. I will describe how I think business can help fix things and create a more prosperous world for everyone. I happen to believe in business because I believe that business is a force for good. By that I mean that doing good is good for business.'
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Branson, Richard
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Sean Pratt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pratt, Sean
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Business ethics
  • Businesspeople
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Screw business as usual, Richard Branson, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781469086248
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11399411
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11399411
System control number
MWT11399411
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Screw business as usual, Richard Branson, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781469086248
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11399411
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11399411
System control number
MWT11399411
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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