Organizational Ethics and the Good Life

Oxford University Press (1996)
Edwin Hartman argues that ethical principles should not derive from abstract theory, but from the real world of experience in organizations. He explains how ethical principles derive from what workers learn in their communities (firms), and that an ethical firm is one that creates the good life for the workers who contribute to its mission. His approach is based on the Aristotelian tradition of refined common sense, from recent work on collective action problems in organizations, and from social contract theory.
Keywords Business ethics  Corporate culture  Ethics
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Call number HF5387.H374 1996
ISBN(s) 0195100778   9780195100778
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