Mar 29, 2001 · Tyranny of the Bottom Line: Why Corporations Make Good People Do Bad Things [Ralph Estes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In a thought-provoking proposal which maintains that corporations be held responsible to their customers, employees3.7/5(3). Tyranny of the Bottom Line: Why Corporations Make Good People Do Bad Things. In a thought-provoking proposal which maintains that corporations be held responsible to their customers, employees, and society, as well as to their financial investors, Estes lays out a plan to reform the corporate system which could result in a savings to society of up to $2.5 trillion.3.7/5.
Tyranny of the Bottom Line reveals how the corporate system, developed centuries ago to serve society, came to acquire immense power even as social controls were withering. Largely unconstrained by a regulatory bureaucracy it has come to dominate, Corporate America now exercises an unspoken sovereignty over much of our society. Tyranny of the Bottom Line tells the story of corporate power gone awry: permanent layoffs affecting millions of Americans while CEO salaries go through the roof; toxic waste poisoning the land, water, and air; unhealthy and dangerous products on the market; injury and death on the job; white-collar hustles in the S&Ls and on Wall Street that ultimately cost us all.5/5(1).
The Tyranny of the bottom line. Ralph Estes is a professor of accounting at American University. He is one of a handful of accounting industry renegades who have made the case for corporate social accounting to prevent corporate crime. He is the author of . Jan 28, 2002 · The Tyranny of the Bottom Line by Russell Mokhiber. Ralph Estes’ voice is not being heard in Congress. That probably says more about Congress than it says about Ralph Estes.Author: Russell Mokhiber.