Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
Can business save the world? Can you? Rebecca’s research and teaching explores what it’s going to take to build a just and sustainable capitalism.
It is possible to create a better, more sustainable future. But only if we act with urgency – and in concert with one another. This belief has driven Rebecca’s work for the last ten years and is at the heart of her latest endeavor: “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire,” a best-selling book that spells out how business can become a critical ally in the battle to rethink capitalism.
A prominent economist and influential professor (The John and Natty McArthur University professor at Harvard), Rebecca is one of the world’s most articulate, insightful and persuasive scholars focused on driving large-scale change
A leading authority in organizational and strategic change for more than thirty years, today her research, teaching and speaking centers on purpose-driven capitalism and the role that business leaders at every level can play in reimagining our current system.
In the classroom, Rebecca inspires her students in “Reimagining Capitalism,” the most successful MBA elective course launched at HBS in the last five years.
Reimagining Capitalism in a World on FireRebecca's talk offers both a new intellectual framing and a plausible path forward for a capitalism that has lost its commitment to freedom and prosperity in the single-minded pursuit of maximizing shareholder value.
- A pragmatic roadmap for how business can help to catalyze the systemic change we need to build a capitalism that works for everyone.
- Henderson’s deep understanding of how change takes place, combined with fascinating in-depth stories of companies that have made the first steps towards reimagining capitalism, provides inspiring insight into what capitalism can be.
- Henderson provides the pragmatic foundation for navigating a world faced with unprecedented challenge, but also with extraordinary opportunity for those who can get it right.
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