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Humanism in business

Author: Spitzeck, Heiko ; Pirson, Michael ; Amann, Wolfgang ; Khan, Shiban ; Von Kimakowitz, ErnstPublisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 438 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780521898935Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and indexContents Note: Includes chapter by Thomas Maak and Nicola Pless "The leader as responsible change agent: promoting humanism in and beyond business", p. 358-374
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Includes chapter by Thomas Maak and Nicola Pless "The leader as responsible change agent: promoting humanism in and beyond business", p. 358-374


Humanism in Business Contents List of figures List of tables List of editors and contributors Acknowledgements Humanistic Management Network: paving the way towards a life-serving economy Introduction Part 1 Philosophic-historical grounding of humanism 1 Philosophical grounds of humanism in economics JULIAN NIDA-RÜMELIN page x xi xii xxviii xxix 1 13 15 2 The humanist tradition MATT CHERRY 26 3 Humanism and culture: balancing particularity and universalism among the world's religions GREG EPSTEIN 52 4 A requisite journey: from business ethics to economic philosophy CLAUS DIERKSMEIER 68 84 101 123 5 The global economy from a moral point of view STEPHEN B. YOUNG 6 The implications of humanism for business studies OMAR AKTOUF AND W. DAVID HOLFORD 7 Current trends in humanism and business DOMÈNEC MELÉ Part 2 Towards an integration of humanism and business on a systems level 8 Towards a civilized market economy: economic citizenship rights and responsibilities in service of a humane society PETER ULRICH 141 143 9 Development as freedom: individual freedom as a social commitment AMARTYA SEN 156 175 10 On corporate responsibility for human rights KLAUS M. LEISINGER 11 The value shift: merging social and financial imperatives LYNN SHARP PAINE 204 12 The ugly side of capitalism: what the young generation needs to combat ULRICH STEGER 218 Part 3 Humanistic management 13 Democratizing the corporation ALLEN L. WHITE 227 229 14 Social entrepreneurship: a blueprint for humane organizations? MICHAEL PIRSON 248 15 Humanism at work: crucial organizational cultures and leadership principles 260 CLAUDIA PEUS AND DIETER FREY 16 Positive organizational scholarship: embodying a humanistic perspective on business MIGUEL PEREIRA LOPES, MIGUEL PINA E CUNHA, STEPHAN KAISER, AND GORDON MULLER-SEITZ 278 17 Corporate sustainability as an indicator for more humanism in business? A view beyond the usual hype in Europe OLIVER SALZMANN, AILEEN IONESCU-SOMERS, AND ULRICH STEGER 299 18 Changing direction: corporations as ambassadors for the environment? OLIVER RAPF 309 Part 4 The individual as a change agent for a humane business society 19 Ethical codes at work ADRIAN HENRIQUES 329 331 20 The daunting challenges of globalization and the power of individuals in cross-stakeholder networks for a humanistic face of globalization JEANS-PIERRE LEHMANN 341 21 The leader as responsible change agent: promoting humanism in and beyond business THOMAS MAAK AND NICOLA PLESS 358 375 22 Quiet leadership ­ a way to sustainable positive change JOE BADARACCO 23 Everyone a changemaker: social entrepreneurship's ultimate goal WILLIAM DRAYTON 388 402 413 24 Social business entrepreneurs are the solution MUHAMMAD YUNUS 25 Concluding observations ERNST VON KIMAKOWITZ, MICHAEL PIRSON, HEIKO SPITZECK, WOLFGANG AMANN, AND SHIBAN KHAN Index 428

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