Socially Responsible Distribution
The article discusses the role of market-driven forces in the alleviation of poverty. The authors focus on strategic business models that encourage better distribution of resources to the urban poor in order to provide access to the open market. Details are provided regarding the global poor in developing countries and the challenges that face proper distribution, including inadequate civil infrastructure, illiteracy, and underdeveloped skills.
Socially Responsible Distribution: Distribution strategies for reaching the bottom of the pyramid. By: Vachani, Sushil; Smith, N. Craig. California Management Review, Feb2008