Public capitalism

the political authority of corporate executives by Christopher McMahon

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia

Written in English
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  • Business ethics,
  • Executives,
  • Political ethics,
  • Capitalism
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher McMahon
    LC ClassificationsHF5387 .M433 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25198227M
    ISBN 109780812244441
    LC Control Number2012003601

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