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100 1  Spitzeck, Heiko 
245 10 Humanism in Business 
264  1 Cambridge :|bCambridge University Press,|c2009 
264  4 |c©2009 
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505 0  Cover -- Half-tiitle -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright
       -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Editors and 
       contributors -- Editors -- Wolfgang Amann -- Shiban Khan -
       - Michael Pirson -- Heiko Spitzeck -- Ernst von Kimakowitz
       -- Contributors -- Omar Aktouf -- Joseph L. Badaracco -- 
       Matt Cherry -- Claus Dierksmeier -- Bill Drayton -- Greg 
       Epstein -- Dieter Frey -- Adrian Henriques -- W. David 
       Holford -- Aileen M. Ionescu-Somers -- Stephan Kaiser -- 
       Jean-Pierre Lehmann -- Klaus Leisinger -- Thomas Maak -- 
       Domènec Melé -- Oliver Rapf -- Gordon Mu¨ ller-Seitz -- 
       Julian Nida-Ru¨ melin -- Lynn Sharp Paine -- Miguel 
       Pereira Lopes -- Claudia Peus -- Miguel Pina e Cunha -- 
       Nicola M. Pless -- Oliver Salzmann -- Amartya Sen -- 
       Ulrich Steger -- Peter Ulrich -- Allen L. White -- Stephen
       B. Young -- Muhammad Yunus -- Acknowledgements -- 
       Humanistic Management Network: paving the way towards a 
       life-serving economy -- Our pledge -- Introduction: 
       humanism in business -- The king is dead, long live the 
       king? -- Challenges to shareholder capitalism -- The 
       systemic level -- The organizational level -- The 
       individual level -- Why this book? -- Part 1. Philosophic-
       historical grounding of humanism -- Part 2. Towards an 
       integration of humanism and business on a systems level --
       Part 3. Humanistic management -- Part 4. The individual as
       a change agent for a humane business society -- References
       -- Part 1 Philosophic-historical grounding of humanism -- 
       1 Philosophical grounds of humanism in economics -- 
       Elements and variants -- Philosophical grounds of humanism
       -- Is humanism reconcilable with economics? -- References 
       -- 2 The humanist tradition -- The atheist materialism of 
       ancient India -- The humanist agnosticism of ancient China
       -- Classical Greece and Rome -- The Islamic world -- The 
       Renaissance and the birth of science -- The Age of Reason 
       -- Revolutions 
505 8  Anti-clericalism in the Latin world -- Liberalism, 
       socialism, and secularism -- Marx and dialectical 
       materialism -- Evolution -- Organized humanism -- Beyond 
       the twentieth century -- References -- 3 Humanism and 
       culture: balancing particularity and universalism among 
       the world's religions -- The universal and the particular 
       -- Humanism -- Cultural identity -- Minority voices: roots
       of humanism in the world's great religious traditions -- 
       Seeds of Humanism around the world -- The emergence of 
       cultural Humanisms -- Multiple identities, rational 
       priorities -- Formalized cultural Humanism -- Common cause
       with like-minded others -- Progressive capitalism as a 
       goal for global Humanism -- References -- 4 A requisite 
       journey: from business ethics to economic philosophy -- 
       Introduction -- The ethical challenges of globalization --
       Bygone business ethics -- Business ethics redux -- The 
       nemesis of business ethics -- What is economic philosophy?
       -- Micro-level -- Meso-level -- Macro-level -- Foundations
       of economic philosophy -- Conclusion -- References -- 5 
       The global economy from a moral point of view -- The 
       options for moral grounding -- (1) The ground of revealed 
       truth -- (A) God -- (B) Reason -- (2) The ground of 
       natural law -- (A) Taoism -- (B) Buddhism -- (C) Science -
       - (D) Herbert Spenser/social Darwinism -- (E) Nihilism -- 
       (F) Game theory -- (3) The ground of custom/myth -- (A) 
       Hinduism -- (B) Shinto -- (C) Tribal gods and customs -- 
       (D) Creation myths -- (E) Paganism/goddess worship -- (F) 
       New Age consciousness -- Morality and ethics -- Ends 
       expected from the global economy -- The economy: a 
       quintessential humanistic phenomenon -- A common alignment
       for human institutions -- References -- 6 The implications
       of humanism for business studies -- The deleterious 
       dialectic -- The need for a radical humanism 
505 8  Towards a beneficial dialectic: the elimination of 
       alienating work and the adoption of a humanistic 
       governance -- Key lessons -- References -- 7 Current 
       trends in humanism and business -- Introduction -- 
       Humanism and anti-humanism at the beginning of the twenty-
       first century -- Humanism and business: where we come 
       from? -- Humanistic tendencies in business -- Conclusion -
       - References -- Part 2 Towards an integration of humanism 
       and business on a systems level -- 8 Towards a civilized 
       market economy: economic citizenship rights and 
       responsibilities in service of a humane society -- A 
       change of perspective: "It's not the economy, stupid - 
       it's society!" -- A brief critique of (not quite) pure 
       economic rationality -- The republican spirit of true 
       liberalism and the business ethos of responsible citizens 
       -- The core of a civilized market economy: rights and 
       responsibilities of economic citizenship -- Conclusion -- 
       References -- 9 Development as freedom: individual freedom
       as a social commitment -- Interdependence between freedom 
       and responsibility -- Justice, freedom and responsibility 
       -- What difference does freedom make? -- Why the 
       difference? -- Human capital and human capability -- A 
       final remark -- References -- 10 On corporate 
       responsibility for human rights -- Accepting a conceptual 
       challenge -- Bearers of rights need corresponding bearers 
       of obligations -- Different generations of human rights --
       The first generation: rights of defense against state 
       tyranny -- The second generation: rights of entitlement to
       a life of dignity -- The third generation: rights to 
       development in peace and justice -- The state of the human
       rights and business debate -- The conclusions of the 
       "Ruggie report" -- The state duty to protect -- The 
       corporate responsibility to respect -- Defining "sphere of
       influence" and "complicity" -- Access to remedies 
505 8  Generally accepted essentials -- Potentially evolving 
       requirements -- Corporate human rights commitment as 
       values management -- The decision-making process on 
       corporate commitment to human rights -- The "midwife 
       function" of internal and external dialogue -- 
       Implementation through management processes -- Credible 
       verification -- Economic, social, and cultural human 
       rights issues -- Conclusion: the business case for 
       corporate human rights engagement -- References -- 11 The 
       value shift: merging social and financial imperatives -- 
       The turn to values -- Ethics pays -- The corporation's 
       evolving personality -- New standard of performance -- 
       Performing at a higher level -- Purpose: will this action 
       serve a worthwhile purpose? -- Principle: is this action 
       consistent with relevant principles? -- People: does this 
       action respect the legitimate claims of the people likely 
       to be affected? -- Power: do we have the power to take 
       this action? -- Conclusion -- References -- 12 The ugly 
       side of capitalism: what the young generation needs to 
       combat -- Introduction -- Globalization-technology-US 
       supremacy: the turning of the tide? -- Dominance of the 
       financial sector -- Waste of resources -- Life is more 
       than consumption -- What can the younger generation of 
       academics do? -- References -- Part 3 Humanistic 
       management -- 13 Democratizing the corporation -- Beyond 
       containment -- Why democratize governance? -- Unbundling 
       democratization -- Toward deeper democratization -- 
       Prototypes for the future -- Reflections -- References -- 
       14 Social entrepreneurship: a blueprint for humane 
       organizations? -- Introduction -- The evolution of social 
       entrepreneurship -- Social entrepreneurship - a 
       fundamentally humanistic endeavor? -- Market orientation -
       - Innovation -- Sociality -- Models of social 
       entrepreneurship -- Embedded social enterprise -- 
       Integrated social enterprises 
505 8  External social enterprise -- How can social 
       entrepreneurship serve as a model for humane business 
       organizations? -- Corporate social entrepreneurship -- 
       Leadership -- Strategy -- Structure -- Systems -- 
       Conclusion -- References -- 15 Humanism at work: crucial 
       organizational cultures and leadership principles -- 1. 
       Philosophical foundations -- 2. Organizational cultures 
       based on humanism: center of excellence cultures -- 1. 
       Problem-solving culture -- 2. Mistakes-as-learning-
       opportunity culture -- 3. Constructive confrontation and 
       conflict culture -- 4. Questioning and curiosity culture -
       - 5. Creativity and fantasy culture -- 3. Guidelines for 
       implementing center of excellence cultures: principle-
       based leadership -- The principle-based model of 
       leadership -- 1. The principle of providing meaning and 
       vision -- 2. The principle of transparency through 
       information and communication -- 3. The principle of 
       participation and autonomy -- 4. The principle of justice 
       -- 5. The principle of constructive feedback -- 6. The 
       principle of optimal stimulation by means of goal-setting 
       -- 7. The principle of personal growth -- 8. The principle
       of being a role model -- 4. Conclusion -- References -- 16
       Positive organizational scholarship: embodying a 
       humanistic perspective on business -- A humanistic 
       perspective on business -- What is positive organizational
       scholarship? -- Contributions of POS to a humanistic 
       perspective on business -- Accentuating the positive -- 
       Impacting the real world -- Strengthening the legitimacy -
       - Concluding remarks: POS as pragmatic humanism -- 
       References -- 17 Corporate sustainability as an indicator 
       for more humanism in business? A view beyond the usual 
       hype in Europe -- The importance of corporate 
       sustainability in Europe -- Individual stakeholder - 
       positions and significance -- Three stakeholder clusters -
       - What the managers think 
505 8  Climate change - new momentum for corporate 
       sustainability? 
520    An investigation into the possibility of creating a human-
       centered, value-oriented society based on humanistic 
       principles 
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700 1  Khan, Shiban 
700 1  von Kimakowitz, Ernst 
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