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#19B CORPORATE CAPITALISM

Large corporations are people, since they’re owned by shareholders who appoint a board of directors. Such entities are superior to small business in their limited liability, greater ability to obtain capital, lobby and shape government policy. I'm awed by how they harness production forces, satisfy consumers, and create wealth. I'm optimistic that corporate management will move beyond seeking short-term profits for shareholders and steadily become more sensitive to the needs of all their stakeholdersincluding workers, community at large, the environment, etc.

Alternate Concise Characterization with Wikipedia Entries:

appreciates the advantages of the corporation in setting up a business

has some understanding of corporate governance

recognizes productivity as key to competitiveness in the marketplace

values corporate social responsibility

summary Wikipedia article: Corporate Capitalism

Numerical Characterization with TFJD code: 3133

Numerical Characterization with Emotional Volatility VI index: 9

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