The Production of Seriousness: The Metaphysics of Economic Reason

Palgrave-Macmillan (2012)
Abstract
This bookis about the roots of managerial rationality. A theoretical base, founded on the concept of 'memetics' is developed in order to explain human thinking and human reason as products of cultural evolution. Cultural change and development are explained by simple, value-driven memetic mechanisms like 'ritualization' and 'extremization'
Keywords BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management  Economics Philosophy  Practical reason  Economic man
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Call number HB72.G875 2012
ISBN(s) 9780230354883
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