Does Profit Maximization Impact Sustainability? - An Examination

15 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2015

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John H. Nugent

Texas Woman's University - College of Business; Texas Woman's University College of Business

Gilbert Werema

Texas Womans University

Date Written: July 29, 2015

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Nugent, John H. and Werema, Gilbert, Does Profit Maximization Impact Sustainability? - An Examination (July 29, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2637407 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2637407

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