The Character of the Manager: From Office Executive to Wise Steward (BOK)

Gregory Beabout

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The Character of the Manager is a sustained argument advancing a transformed conception of the character of the manager as wise steward. If we listen carefully to the warnings of the philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre, we are awakened to a series of problems raised when thinking of the manager as office executive. MacIntyre has hinted that we need a new sort of manager, but his work has not gone far enough to propose and build up a transformed manager. To take up that task, this volume proposes a way to re-conceive both the activity of managing and the excellences of character and intellect needed to manage well. Retrieving two ancient characters, the 'steward' and the 'person of practical wisdom,' this volume is an argument for how moral philosophy might help bring about a transformed conception of the character of the manager.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Gregory Beabout
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137304056
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 14,3cm x 22,3cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 464 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Management: leadership & motivation, Business ethics & social responsibility