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Freedom and accountability at work : applying philosophical insight to the real world

Author: Peter Koestenbaum; Peter Block
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a new perspective on viewing the workplace through the lens of philosophy to have a better understanding of how to reclaim freedom and accountability and encourage the same in others.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Koestenbaum; Peter Block
ISBN: 0787955949 9780787955946
OCLC Number: 46811948
Description: xix, 439 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The philosophic insight --
1. The experience of freedom --
2. Choice, reality, and will --
3. Determinism and the case against freedom --
4. The existential understanding --
5. The value of anxiety --
6. Some revelations of anxiety --
7. Coping with the anxiety of rebirth and freedom --
8. The vitality of death --
9. Some revelations of death and failure --
10. The reality of evil --
11. Standing up to evil --
12. Two kinds of guilt --
13. Freedom and suffering --
14. Constituting the workplace.
Responsibility: Peter Koestenbaum, Peter Block.
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