Publications by ebbf
ebbf members offer articles and presentations at over 250 events, across 60 countries every year. Here is a selection of publications and articles, which explore different ways in which ebbf’s values and ideas can be used to prepare and evolve our workplaces and economic systems in the current fast changing environment. Support ebbf and obtain new insights by ordering the most recent publications online on Amazon (click on the link next to their title) or you can ask us to post them to you, specifying title/s and quantities to this email.
WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS: CATALYSTS FOR TRANSFORMATION
By Diane Starcher
From Bangladesh to Paris and from Nairobi to New York, we see everywhere an important growth in women’s entrepreneurship. The profound structural changes taking place in the economies of the developed world provide new opportunities for women. Manufacturing is in decline, but the rapidly developing services and information industries are burgeoning a new technology, and instantaneous communications. As a result, new ways of thinking and doing are given a hearing. At such a conjuncture, the leadership style of women and their special capacities and qualities appear especially valuable. This publication describes the dramatic rise in importance of women entrepreneurs and how feminine qualities contribute to their success. 30 pages.
ETHICS AND THIRD WORLD DEVELOPMENT – THE ROLE OF MULTINATIONALS
By Michel zahrai
Discusses the nature of the development process, examines the role MNCs can play in this process, and emphasizes the need for or a new customer-oriented, individual-focused cooperative culture or ethic. 28 pages.
TRUE FOUNDATIONS OF ALL ECONOMICS
A compilation from Bahá’í Writings prepared by hooschmand Badi’i on such topics as social and economic development, material and spiritual coherence, cooperation and interdepen- dence, work, agriculture, wealth, environment, consultation, and moral values. 154 pages.
ECONOMICS FOR A WORLD COMMONWEALTH: ESSAYS ON ECONOMIC THEORY FROM A BAHÁ’Í PERSPECTIVE
By Greg Dahl, William Hatcher, and John Huddleston
An anthology of three articles. 76 pages.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND BUSINESS SUCCESS
By Marcello Palazzi and George Starcher
Develops a wellreasoned argument why CSR contributes to competitiveness and success.
THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSIONS OF MICROFINANCE: TOWARDS A JUST CIVILIZATION AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
By Barbara Rodey
Prepared for the Microcredit Summit to emphasize the impor- tance of universal spiritual principles to achieve the real benefits of microfinance services. 29 Pages.
A GLOBAL DIALOGUE ON MICROFINANCE AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
By Barbara Rodey
The final report of this conference organized by EBBF as part of thee 1st uNESCo Business Forum in Stockholm, Sweden in April 1998.
EDUCATING TOMORROW’S MANAGERS: BRINGING VALUES INTO THE WORKPLACE?
By George Starcher
Published by uNESCo and the Inter-American organization for higher Education as a chapter in the book “graduate Prospects in a Changing Society”.
ETHICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP – AN OXYMORON?
By George Starcher
Describes the process of entrepreneurship and the importance of of business ethics to entrepreneurial success. Develops the concept of stages of ethical consciousness and some of the reasons bussiness ethics makes good business sense. 23 pages.
TRUST AND TRUSTWORTHINESS
By Greg Dahl and Gary Reusche, edited by George Starcher
The foundation of human society and key to moral leadership, a values based approach for business, plus quotations on trust and trustworthiness.