Anita Roddick is one of the world’s most outspoken, controversial and successful businesswomen. Business as Unusual turns the tables on the way society. The founder of an upscale English cosmetics company well established on these shores, Roddick fervently believes that companies should be. Summary and reviews of Business As Unusual by Anita Roddick, plus links to a book excerpt from Business As Unusual and author biography of Anita Roddick.
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She also looks at the parallel growth of vigilante consumerism and predicts how businesses can evolve in the new Millennium.
Business as Unusual : The Journey of Anita Roddick and the Body Shop
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Lily Isobella rated it really liked it Apr 05, Looking for beautiful books? About Anita Roddick Anita Roddick has many guises; successful business woman, outspoken political activist, worldwide traveller, grandmother — she has businesss a company with attitude which is known around the world for both its products and its principles. However, I am already a convert, so the lecture was unnecessary.
It also makes me want to be more of an activist in those things that inspire anger, outrage, sympathy, and passion in me. However, she comes across as both self-righteous and judgemental.
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To find out more, click here. A pleasure to read. Written in terms youngsters can easily understand, it tells Anita’s story of adventure and success, and provides easy-to-grasp ideas for keeping yourself — and the planet — healthy.
This academic, yet gently humorous look at Anita’s life and career for schoolchildren details her life and development as an outspoken advocate of socially responsible business practices. The company was one of the first to prohibit the use of ingredients tested on animals and one of the first to promote fair trade with third world coun Dame Anita Roddick, DBE was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing natural beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism.
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Business as Unusual by Anita Roddick
The business of business should not be about money, it should be about responsibility. Therefore, from the early stage of her busniess, she had a chance to work for the restaurant and she could get a sense of business. An entrepreneur, Anita Roddick tells us about her spirit in this book.
Jun 09, Lisa rated it liked it.
Dame Anita Roddick, DBE was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing natural beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism.
It is a request to readers that they should not take any of these statistics at face value. Yes, she made mistakes – and this book talks about those.
Freddy West rated it liked it Jul 26, This was not a popular cause but something she knew was important. The Best Businrss of At a time when many companies are trying to be more socially responsible, my thoughts have been turning to Anita Roddick sadly, no longer with uswho founded the first company of scale to really walk roddik walk. Busibess could have benefited from a good editor.
Oct 01, D. It flows out of our taps easily enough that we rarely give it a second thought, but we ignore it at our peril!
Jun 05, Jene rated it really liked it. There is no more powerful institution in society than business, which is why I believe it is now more important than ever before for business to assume a moral leadership.