THE LIFEWORTH REVIEW OF 2008

Forewords


Foreword from Professor Moon

Business responsibility continues to be a moving target. Its substance has reflected successive and recurrent waves of issues and orientations. From an American management and academic concept, corporate responsibility acquired European dimensions. Now it has permeated and re-kindled Asian business responsibility. » Read More

Foreword from Professor Powell

Buffeted by a global financial crisis the like of which has not been seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s, people around the world are wondering what has happened to economic growth and prosperity. Not only has the world, both east and west, seen stock and share markets fall in spectacular fashion but also clear demonstrations of corporate and individual greed, reckless borrowing and sale of credit, packaging and onselling of worthless debt, gargantuan executive salaries and heavily leveraged and excessively costly takeovers that have pushed banks and financial institutions over the edge. While financial institutions have been at the epicentre of the crisis, entire economies and nation states have been pushed to the brink of collapse. » Read More