The Emperor's Nightingale: Restoring the Integrity of the Corporation in the Age of Shareholder Activism


In The Emperor's Nightingale, Robert Monks weaves together parables, case studies, and insights from complexity thinking to reveal the true character of the corporation, as it struggles to reconcile the opposing forces of certainty and uncertainty, the predictable and the serendipitous, and short-term profit versus long-term economic value rooted in the social good.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Reading, MA
Publication year:
  • 1998


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