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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 book is presented in a highly visual style and is story-driven, with countless interesting anecdotes.

She was born in a family that was running a restaurant. I met Anita back in Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

How were they worked out? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. Oct 25, Vikas Gupta rated it it was ok.

In fact, some are already moving in that direction, or have been for a while. Lily Isobella rated it really liked it Apr 05, The book took me a while to get into, because the first section is more like a lecture on why ethical business practices are important.

We need more entrepreneurs just like her, who are audacious enough to insist on earth-friendly, “cradle to cradle” manufacturing processes that protect our environment, who altruistically create other businesses in that same realm, and who care fiercely about value and purity of product.


However, she comes across as both self-righteous and judgemental. A pleasure to read.

Business as Unusual

Jun 09, Lisa rated it liked it. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Business as Unusual by Anita Roddick. So have a look at them, but then take a second, closer look.

They, and the wealth of spiritual activists in this book are the heirs to a great tradition of faith-based activism. This book profiles environmentalists, war resisters, gay-rights activists, labor agitators, and child advocates.

But if you want to get to know this extraordinary woman, it’s worth a read. Water is more fundamental than any other substance on Earth: In the UK please call: In this stunningly ss new book, Anita invites the top thinkers in the struggle for humanitarian trade policies to weigh in on the problem, and to give citizens the tools and inspiration to do work for constructive solutions.

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After Roddick’s death earlier this week, it is definitely a good time to re-visit this book. How would our most familiar institutions — our health-care system, our governments, our businesses, our schools, our prisons, our churches — ass transformed? Roddick’s key message is that, by expanding the role and responsibility of the entrepreneur, as businees as the definition of business ethics, the corporate world will be compelled to change.

The Best Books of 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 aniya 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.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She talks openly about the “greed culture” of the 90s, The Body Shop vs. Rodeick Body Shop is a great company and it’s a sad thing that Anita is no longer with us but she left an incredible legacy.

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

Maite Blancquaert rated it really liked it Dec 23, No trivia or quizzes yet. She also looks at the parallel growth of vigilante consumerism and predicts how businesses can evolve in the new Millennium. This book tells us that not only people who are greedy for money can be successful in the business world. Among so many other things roddici worked tirelessly to raise awareness for the Angola 3.