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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Mihnea Moldoveanu

Mihnea Moldoveanu is Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Director of the CCMF Centre for Integrative Thinking at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

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Mihnea Moldoveanu

Can the Market Control the Public Corporation?

Nobody else seems to be able to. April 2004
Joel Bakan’s The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power shines a bright light on the nature, costs, benefits and behaviour of a curious creation of the 20th century— the modern, for-profit public shareholding company. Even if we do not buy into the by now notorious central metaphor of the book—of the corporation as a psychopathic personality—we are still led by Bakan’s examples and the tenacity of his gaze to new insights about the strange ways in which responsibility travels in the social…