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A moral philosophy for management.

Author: Benjamin M Selekman
Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussion of the need for moral guidelines in business; suggestions for communication in the workplace.
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Selekman, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morris), 1893-1962.
Moral philosophy for management.
New York, McGraw-Hill, 1959
(OCoLC)574268892
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin M Selekman
OCLC Number: 239613
Description: 219 pages 21 cm
Contents: I. Moral responsibility and its implications : 1. Business in search of a moral philosophy --
2. The retreat from the old philosophy --
3. The new posture of business and its implications --
II. The danger of self-righteousness : 4. Community and communion or alienation and divisiveness? --
5. Credit for productivity --
6. Blaming labor for inflation --
7. Who is in "politics?" --
III. The danger of cynicism : 8. Cynicism and managerial morality --
9. Cynicism and union relationships --
10. Cynicism, justice, and equity --
11. Cynicism and intellectuals --
12. Cynicism and executive authority IV. The danger of perfectionism : 13. Sin bravely: The danger of overcommitment --
14. Limitations of managerial tools --
15. Management and "human relations" --
16. Power and amorality --
17. Difficulty of sanctions --
18. Adding to the illusion --
V. Wanted: a technical framework : 19. An economics for business administrators --
20. Power and relationships in institutions --
21. Conflict, mutuality, and resolution --
22. Administration as a key --
VI. Wanted: a moral framework : 23. Justice and the new constitutionalism --
24. Realities of union power --
25. Constitutional government and the loyal opposition --
26. Abuse and needed legislation --
27. Corporate constitutionalism: an open experiment --
28. Conclusion.

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Discussion of the need for moral guidelines in business; suggestions for communication in the workplace.

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