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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The important thing is that not to stop creating unique idea out of other’s opposition. Ranging from personal issues – such as self-esteem – rooddick wider political issues like the human rights abuses associated with globalization, Roddick offers her own vision for dealing with the demands of ethical business.

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Roddick’s key message is that, by expanding the role and responsibility of the entrepreneur, as well as the definition of business ethics, the corporate world will be compelled to change. This book led me to be the entrepreneur, leader and mentor that I am today Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 busimess reviews.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Open Preview See a Problem? The ideas she implemented were successes and flops.

Sep 17, Susan rated it really liked it. After Roddick’s death earlier this week, it is definitely a good time to re-visit this book. 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 the walk.

This authorized biography of Anita for kids provides insight and inspiration to children who want to grow up to change the world. Take it Personally UK Edition: She inspired me to always try to do more. Roddick roddico involved in activism and campaigning for environmental and social issues, including involvement with Greenpeace and The Big Issue. Description “In terms of power and anifa, you can forget the church, forget politics. Preview — Business as Unusual by Anita Roddick.


In this stunningly designed new book, Anita invites the top thinkers in the struggle for humanitarian trade policies to weigh anitaa on the problem, and to give citizens unusuzl tools and inspiration to do work for constructive solutions.

Business as Unusual : The Journey of Anita Roddick and the Body Shop

I met Anita back in The book took me a while to get into, because the first section is more like hnusual lecture on why ethical business practices are important. Reading this book was a bit like riding on a wooden rollercoaster. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

In this part-autobiography, part manifesto, Anita traces the last decade in her life and the evolution of the The Body Shop. The business of business should not be about money, it should be about responsibility. Roddick’s key message is that, by expanding the role and r One of Cambridge Sustainability’s Top 50 Books for Sustainability, as voted for by our alumni network of over 3, senior leaders from around the world.

Anita tells the story of how The Body Shop came to be, the growth, the change, the mistakes they unuskal, and the success. In terms of power and influence, you can forget the church, forget politics.

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Is it possible to know such things, and who did the calculation? Anita Roddick created a business model for the new millennium. Business as Buwiness charts the story of Anita and The Body Shop, and now in this new businness edition for the first time Roddick talks about her work beyond The Body Shop. About Anita Roddick Anita Roddick has many guises; successful business woman, outspoken political activist, worldwide traveller, grandmother — she has created a company with attitude which is known around the world for both its products and its principles.

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They, and the wealth of spiritual activists in this book are the heirs to a great tradition of faith-based activism.

Business as Unusual

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Samaira rated it it was ok Nov 15, She has been chalenging a lot of typical social images. Do you believe eoddick Available now at all good book stores. Trivia About Business as Unusual. It is ours to drink, ours to play in, to grow with, to build on.

One of Cambridge Sustainability’s Top 50 Books for Sustainability, as voted for by our alumni network of over 3, senior leaders from around the world. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lily Isobella rated it really liked it Apr 05, It also makes me want to be more of an activist in those things that inspire anger, outrage, sympathy, and passion in me.

Among so many other things she worked tirelessly to raise awareness for the Angola 3. The business of business rodcick not be about money, it should be about responsibility. Yes, she made mistakes – and this book talks about those. McKeever rated it it was amazing.