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A practical manifesto for reconciliation This timely and important book features candid interviews with global leaders at the heart of this debate from Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Goldman Sachs’ C. A good thesis of business engaging openly with society Some interesting examples but it waffles on into completely irrelevant areas either trying to build context or build up the credentials of the author

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Connect Author John Browne

Drawing on the professional experience of John Browne former CEO of BP and the insight of two McKinsey experts Connect articulates and explores the recurring rift between big business and society offering. My takeWorking in natural resources I found this book very valuable reading though am somewhat less sanguine about its conclusion that a radical transformation in public trust is so readily on offer My view is that people are inherently lazy and find changing their views inconvenient Categorically casting big business as shady saves a lot of mental spadework of figuring out who are the good and bad actors Even investors with stake in big business often seem inclined to call it a necessary evil without any substantiation willingly calling themselves complicit in the dubious enterprise that s popular to hate So while I agree with the risks and prescriptions found in this book I don

John Browne Ç 5 review

EO Lloyd Blankfein to Tony Blair and Tim Berners Lee inventor of the World Wide WebConnect shows how companies and executives can enhance their performance by engaging radically with the world around them. If I could give this book a negative rating I would The sheer hypocritical audacity of this guy is breathtaking He starts in the opening saying how sad he was about the loss of life as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill What he neglects to say is that his own policies when he was the CEO of BP caused the extent of the damage in the gulf If you want to know the true Lord Browne read Greg Palast s Vulture s Picnic Browne is one of the biggest vultures of all This book is Browne s attempt to whitewash his involvement Connect with the people Wow Hypocrisy beyond belief


10 thoughts on “Connect Author John Browne

  1. says:

    John Browne a British businessman whose impressive resume includes a decade plus stint as CEO of British Petroleum contends that businesses will not survive the near future unless they radically engage with society and accept the responsibilities they bear toward their stakeholders both great and small He contrasts this positive engagement w

  2. says:

    My takeWorking in natural resources I found this book very valuable reading though am somewhat less sanguine about its conclusion that a radical transformation in public trust is so readily on offer My view is that people are inherently lazy and find changing their views inconvenient Categorically casting big business as shady saves

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    130 dreadful pages of political upheaval and corporation perils due to mishandling of PR before going into the actual topic Barely scratches the surface of the topic and rather abrupt ambiguous and inconclusive

  4. says:

    This book was tough in that though I think many of his ideas are laudable the author uses business doublespeak in

  5. says:

    A good thesis of business engaging openly with society Some interesting examples but it waffles on into completely irrelevant areas either trying to build context or build up the credentials of the author

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    Connect and engage with society this is the rallying call to businesses by this impactful little bookWritten by the former chief executive officer of BP and two top McKinsey executives the book takes a hard look at how big businesses connect – or accurately often fail to connect – with society at large Built around many candid interviews with top global leaders and mixed with the authors’ own experiences the resu

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    Extracts from the book i found particularly useful Location 1400 Technology driven transparency is shifting the balanced of power awa

  8. says:

    If I could give this book a negative rating I would The sheer hypocritical audacity of this guy is breathtaking He starts in the opening saying how sad he was about the loss of life as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill What he neglects to say is that his own policies when he was the CEO of BP caused the extent of the damage in the gulf If you want to know the true Lord Browne read Greg Palast's Vult

  9. says:

    Really next level stuff but it isn't light reading like your typical business book Not very speed readableRather than delivering they key principles through anecdotes Browne weaves in history from over the last two millennia Loved it

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    Interesting book depicting four tenets of leadership Recommended