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Taking as its starting point the idea of corporate personhood - the concept that legally corporations enjoy the same rights as people in the United States - this compelling Canadian documentary by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott diagnoses the corporation from a medical perspective. Using as their basis the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, as well as a range of interviews and historical examples, the filmmakers demonstrate that, judged by human standards, modern corporations... More
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Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: July 06, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 31, 2015
Submitter: Lisa Lewin
Keywords: michael moore, capital markets, ethics, public policy, advertising, executive communications, jane akre, business, international trade, corporations, corporate personhood, ray anderson, green business, sustainability, government, global economics, video, noam chomsky, responsibility, corporate finance, globalization, business communications, financial instruments, marketing, social responsibility, strategy, environmentalism, north america, business policy, south america, regulation, global strategy, global management, finance, economics, business law, management history, management, governance


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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