The Character of the Manager: From Office Executive to Wise Steward (Humanism in Business Series)

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Explores Alasdair MacIntyre's criticisms of the manager and retrieves an interdisciplinary approach to character transforming arguments. The manager as wise steward is proposed as a model for virtuous management.
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ISBN-13: 9781137304056
ISBN-10: 1137304057
Pagini: 269
Ilustrații: XII, 269 p.
Dimensiuni: 140 x 216 x 36 mm
Greutate: 0.66 kg
Ediția: 2013
Editura: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Colecția Palgrave Macmillan
Seria Humanism in Business Series

Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


Introduction 1. The Dreams of Future Managers 2. Moral Philosophy and the Manager 3. MacIntyre, Our Gadfly 4. The Manager as Office Executive: Emotivism Embodied in a Character 5. Strengths and Weaknesses of Treating the Manager as a Stock Character 6. Plot and Perspective: Character Traits and their Cultivation 7. The Setting: Institutional Social Structures, Success, and Excellence 8. MacIntyre Against the Manager 9. The Virtuous Manager, the Art of Character, and Business Humanities 10. Character Transformation in the Friendship of Readers and Writers 11. Transforming the Character of the Moral Philosopher 12. Transforming Character: The Manager and the Aesthete 13. Transforming the Character of the Rhetorician 14. The Manager as Wise Steward: Activities, Practice, and Virtue 15. Management is a Domain-Relative Practice 16. The Dispositions of the Wise Steward and the Parts of Practical Wisdom Conclusion

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Gregory R. Beabout is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, USA. He teaches and does research in virtue ethics, the history of philosophy, and personalism. His books, as author or co-author, include Freedom and Its Misuses, Beyond Self-Interest, and Applied Professional Ethics.