The Profiteers:How Business Privatises Profits & Socialises Costs

May 17, 2024
Hosted by Chris Cooper

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Join us for a deep conversation with Christopher Marquis, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at the University of Cambridge, as we explore his latest thought-provoking book, The Profiteers: How Business Privatises Profits and Socialises Costs. With an academic background at institutions such as Harvard and Cornell, and significant experience in the financial services industry, including a role as Vice President at JP Morgan Chase, Professor Marquis uniquely bridges the gap between academia and the corporate world. In this episode, we’ll uncover key insights from his latest book, discussing the sharp contrast between the public commitments and actual practices of corporations, particularly their focus on maximising profit at the expense of societal and environmental well-being. We will also examine the urgent need for systemic reform and spot-light pioneers who are leading the way in ethical business conduct. Tune in to learn how the lessons from The Profiteers can drive a shift towards a more equitable and sustainable future in the business world.

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Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper helps business leaders to elevate the performance of their business, their people and themselves. With a background in major brands such as Mars Inc he worked in sales, mar-keting, HR, training, procurement and logistics to board level. His first consultancy became a multi-million pound business within 3 years.

Today, Chris helps business people elevate performance through consultancy, coaching, training, professional speaking, writing and broadcasting. His coaching programme ‘The Elevation Programme’ has helped many business owners to profitably grow their businesses since 2008.

As a speaker he talks about lessons from his book ‘The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not) co written with Dr Steven Levinson (published by Penguin Random House USA in December 2015).

His radio show is accessed in over 50 countries and has aired since 2011, making him a highly experienced on-line radio host. Having undertaken hundreds of interviews with international ex-perts and thought leaders he has been described as one of the most credible business experts in the UK. Chris lives in Leicestershire, England with his wife Ruth and two young boys. Hobbies include taking his soccer mad eldest son to watch Leicester City FC, playing rock guitar, keeping fit, fly fishing and transforming his Victorian home and garden into a beautiful space.

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