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Title Leadership and business ethics / edited by Gabriel Flynn
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 326 pages)
Series Issues in business ethics ; v. 25
Issues in business ethics ; v. 25.
Contents Business ethics : Europe versus America / Domènec Melé -- Using discernment to make better business decisions / Margaret Benefiel -- The virtuous manager : a vision for leadership in business / Gabriel Flynn -- Business ethics beyond the moral imagination : a response to Richard Rorty / Paul T. Harper -- Socratic questions and Aristotelian answers : a virtue-based approach to business ethics / Edwin M. Hartman -- Inspirational leadership in business and other domains / Brian Levy -- People in business : context and character / James G. Murphy -- Responsible leadership beyond managerial rationality : the necessity of reconnecting ethics and spirituality / Johan Verstraeten -- How losing soul leads to ethical corruption in business / Ronald Dusk and Julie Anne Ragatz -- Corporate culture and organisational ethics / David Smith and Louise Drudy -- Values in the marketplace : what is ethical retailing? / Paul Whysall -- The marketing of human images as a challenge to ethical leadership / Robert Audi -- Alternative business ethics : a challenge for leadership / Donal Dorr -- The UN global compact : the challenge and the promise / Oliver F. Williams -- Corporate citizenship : the dark-side paradoxes of success / Sandra Waddock -- Corporate social responsibility, corporate moral responsibility, and systems thinking : is there a difference and the difference it makes / Patricia H. Werhane
Summary This book seeks to contribute to a more adequate coalescence of ethics and business with innovative models for such coalescence, for the mutual benefit of business ethicists, professors teaching in the undergraduate and MBA classroom, corporate executives, and businesspeople. While each of the contributions in this collection is distinct, each invites us to examine our own mind sets about corporate responsibility and the future of free enterprise as Western multinational corporations expand into a global economy. The world has become a a villagea (TM) and what were once thought of as externali
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Social responsibility of business.
International business enterprises -- Moral and ethical aspects
Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
Sciences humaines.
Sciences sociales.
International business enterprises -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social responsibility of business.
Form Electronic book
Author Flynn, Gabriel, 1960-
ISBN 9781402084294