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A Corporate Solution to Global Poverty:
How Multinationals Can Help the Poor and Invigorate Their Own Legitimacy
George Lodge & Craig Wilson

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"In an attempt to reduce global poverty, some focus on rock concerts, others on macroeconomic theory, others build ever larger bureaucracies. Lodge and Wilson do not hesitate to dissect, deconstruct, and devour ideologies, policies, and institutions that have promised a lot and delivered very little. They provide an alternative answer, one that is clear, hard-headed, obvious, and mostly ignored; business is and will remain the driving part of the equation. If you are interested in results, this is an entertaining and smart book. If you are a theoretician you are likely to become increasingly unhappy as you confront a great deal of common sense delivered with passion and humor."--Juan Enriguez, President of Synthetic Genomics and author of As The Future Catches You

"George Lodge and Craig Wilson offer a fascinating review of the fast changing role of big business and its relations with the international community and civil society. The authors comprehensively outline the increasingly complex relationships that multinationals must manage in the face of increased demands to do more than just make profit."--Frannie Léautier, Vice President, World Bank Institute

"A very well written book on an important subject. It will reach a broad audience."--Stephen Kobrin, University of Pennsylvania

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