Does Profit Maximization Impact Sustainability? - An Examination
15 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Date Written: July 29, 2015
This paper examines the relationship between profit maximization and sustainability within the framework of the life cycle phenomenon for a corporation. It appears a pattern becomes the norm regarding business entities as well as other organizational forms regarding sustainability.
Keywords: sustainability, profits, growth, profit maximization, shareholder supremacy, goodwill, life cycle, Gaussian Curve, profit zone, HHI, mergers and acquisitions, stakeholders, shareholders, slope analysis
JEL Classification: D21, D23, F20, G34, L41, M14, M21, M41
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