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The search for meaning in organizations : seven practical questions for ethical managers

Author: Moses L Pava
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Quorum, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Business is not just about power and profits. It is also an arena where people interpret the meanings of their lives. Pava argues that organizations can satisfy not only basic human needs, but high level human aspirations as well. His book is meant to help us recognize the central role of business in our culture and to think systematically about the ethics inextricably entwined in that role."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moses L Pava
ISBN: 1567202012 9781567202014
OCLC Number: 40609108
Description: x, 162 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. What Is Business Ethics, Anyway? --
3. How Do Ethical Decisions Happen? --
4. How Fair Is Fair? --
5. Do Corporate Outputs Satisfy Human Needs? --
6. Is There a Role for Religion in Business? --
7. Can Business Ethics Be Measured? --
8. Do Meaning-Based Organizations Really Exist?
Responsibility: Moses L. Pava.

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"Business is not just about power and profits. It is also an arena where people interpret the meanings of their lives. Pava argues that organizations can satisfy not only basic human needs, but high level human aspirations as well. His book is meant to help us recognize the central role of business in our culture and to think systematically about the ethics inextricably entwined in that role."--Jacket.

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