The Resource The evolution of a corporate idealist : when girl meets oil, Christine Bader, (ebook)

The evolution of a corporate idealist : when girl meets oil, Christine Bader, (ebook)

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The evolution of a corporate idealist : when girl meets oil
Title
The evolution of a corporate idealist
Title remainder
when girl meets oil
Statement of responsibility
Christine Bader
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Language
eng
Summary
There is an invisible army of people deep inside the world's biggest and best-known companies, pushing for safer and more responsible practices. They are trying to prevent the next Rana Plaza factory collapse, the next Deepwater Horizon explosion, the next Foxconn labor abuses. Obviously, they don't always succeed. Christine Bader was one of those people. She loved BP and then-CEO John Browne's lofty rhetoric on climate change and human rights-until a string of fatal BP accidents, Browne's abrupt resignation under a cloud of scandal, and the start of Tony Hayward's tenure as chief executive, which would end with the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Bader's story of working deep inside the belly of the beast is unique in its details, but not in its themes: of feeling like an outsider both inside the company (accused of being a closet activist) and out (assumed to be a corporate shill); of getting mixed messages from senior management; of being frustrated with corporate life but committed to pushing for change from within. The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: Girl Meets Oil is based on Bader's experience with BP and then with a United Nations effort to prevent and address human rights abuses linked to business. Using her story as its skeleton, Bader weaves in the stories of other "Corporate Idealists" working inside some of the world's biggest and best-known companies
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bader, Christine
Dewey number
338.7/6655092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Bader, Christine
  • BP (Firm)
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Human rights
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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The evolution of a corporate idealist : when girl meets oil, Christine Bader, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937134907
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT11988322
Specific material designation
remote
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11988322
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MWT11988322
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The evolution of a corporate idealist : when girl meets oil, Christine Bader, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937134907
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11988322
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11988322
System control number
MWT11988322
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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