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传统企业观——不论是马克思还是米尔顿·弗里德曼(Milton Friedman)——认为,企业是一个由资本家(股东)所有、代表其经营者的组织。它雇用工人、购买其他投入品,为出钱的人创造最大化回报。按照弗里德曼的说法,企业的社会责任就是增加利润。一切不直接有利于股东的目标都是一种扭曲的税。

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