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The Dharma of Capitalism

The Dharma of Capitalism

A Guide to Mindful Decision Making in the Business of Life

Nitesh Gor


In The Dharma of Capitalism, Gor has synthesized in narrative and anecdotal form a new way of conducting business that reconciles the individualism of capitalism with the other-focused practice of dharma.

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About the book

At a time when the business world is still adjusting to the impact of the financial crisis, leaders and decision-makers at all levels need to rethink their attitudes and strategies. Looking for new ways to conduct business, a number of global companies have already started changing their business models. The objective is not only to become more sustainable and responsible but more profitable in the long-term. In The Dharma of Capitalism Nitesh Gor explains why doing the right thing is more than a noble idea or a compliance issue and why it can be both practical and profitable.

Filled with practical advice and real-life examples, The Dharma of Capitalism is a thought-provoking, process-based toolkit that will help you evaluate every aspect of your business and achieve profit with purpose rather than profit for profit's sake.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: The Dharma Imperative;
  • Section - TWO: The Dharma Toolbox;
  • Section - THREE: The Dharma User’s Guide;
  • Section - FOUR: Dharma in Action;
  • Section - FIVE: The dharma of leadership

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749464226
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd November 2011
  • Hardback
  • Dimensions: 222x146
  • 144 pages

About the Author

Nitesh Gor has served in executive, leadership, and consulting roles in asset management, investment banking, and the natural resource exploration industry. As co-founder and CEO of Dharma Investments, he oversaw development of the Dow Jones Dharma Index, a global stock market index that tracks companies that meet high standards of ethical behaviour. Nitesh is also a regular Forbes columnist and a chair of the I-Foundation, a charity establishing the first state-funded schools in the UK based upon dharma principles. He lives in London with his family.

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