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How to be profitable and moral : a rational egoist approach to business

Author: Jaana Woiceshyn
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Hamilton Books, [2012]. ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to conventional morality, either a business manager maximizes profits and compromises on morality, or sacrifices profits in order to remain moral. Woiceshyn explains why this is a false dichotomy and offers rational egoism as an alternative moral code to managers who want to be both profitable and moral.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jaana Woiceshyn
ISBN: 9780761856993 0761856994
OCLC Number: 749855468
Description: xii, 153 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: how to be profitable and moral which ethics? --
Values as end goals, principles as road maps --
Why egoism? --
Rationality as the primary virtue --
Productiveness --
Honesty --
Justice --
Independence --
Integrity --
Pride --
Common misconceptions about egoism --
The social context of business: capitalism, rights, government and the current reality --
How to pursue rational self-interest in a mixed economy defending business to create a more.
Responsibility: Jaana Woiceshyn.
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