David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 16 (1):23 - 35 (1997)
The use of literature, and other sources from the humanities, in management education has become more prominent in recent years. But, there is reason to question the ethical justifications by which the marriage of Management and the Humanities is customarily defended. This paper is a critique of Management and the Humanities as it is practiced through the use of literature. By means of a liberal pragmatist kind of criticism, and a case analysis about a hypothetical Grand Theory of Management called Theory R, I draw a sharp distinction between a Management and the Humanities approach that merely confirms conventional truths and a new approach to Management and the Humanities that enables students to grow as what Henry Giroux calls "critical rather than 'good' citizens." I show how this new approach can enable management educators to retrieve the potential of Management and the Humanities to contribute to liberal education.
|Keywords||Philosophy Ethics Business Education Economic Growth Management|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Mark Pastin (1985). Management-Think. Journal of Business Ethics 4 (4):297 - 307.
Geoff Moore (2008). Re-Imagining the Morality of Management. Business Ethics Quarterly 18 (4):483-511.
Roland E. Kidwell & Philip M. Scherer (2001). Layoffs and Their Ethical Implications Under Scientific Management, Quality Management and Open-Book Management. Journal of Business Ethics 29 (1-2):113 - 124.
Marcel Van Marrewijk & Joanna Timmers (2003). Human Capital Management: New Possibilities in People Management. Journal of Business Ethics 44 (2/3):171 - 184.
Marcel van Marrewijk & Joanna Timmers (2003). Human Capital Management: New Possibilities in People Management. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 44 (2-3):171-184.
Eric Hoyle & Mike Wallace (2007). Beyond Metaphors of Management: The Case for Metaphonric Re-Description in Education. British Journal of Educational Studies 55 (4):426 - 442.
Daniel R. Gilbert Jr (2002). Ethics, Management, and the Existentialist Entrepreneur. The Ruffin Series of the Society for Business Ethics 2002:113-124.
Gilbert Jr (1997). A Critique and A Retrieval of Management and the Humanities. Journal of Business Ethics 16 (1):23-35.
M. W. Small (2006). A Case for Including Business Ethics and the Humanities in Management Programs. Journal of Business Ethics 64 (2):195 - 211.
Daniel R. Gilbert (1997). A Critique and a Retrieval of Management and the Humanities. Journal of Business Ethics 16 (1):23 - 35.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads7 ( #204,422 of 1,413,475 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #155,015 of 1,413,475 )
How can I increase my downloads?