American business leaders aren’t showing much leadership in the public sphere. It wasn’t always so. – Harvard Business Review

Why the Decline in Corporate Statesmanship?

What is missing is an organized effort by the leaders of large American corporations to develop a series of policies that reflect not the narrow interests of their respective companies, but rather what Paul Hoffman, the co-founder of the CED [Council for Economic Development], called“enlightened self-interest” — the understanding that the well-being of American business is ultimately determined by the well-being of the society within which it operates.”

Read more: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/04/why_the_decline_in_corporate_s.html?utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet&utm_campaign=Socialflow

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