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Humanism in Business Series

The Character of the Manager

From Office Executive to Wise Steward

Authors: Beabout, G.

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Explores Alasdair MacIntyre's criticisms of the manager and retrieves an interdisciplinary approach to character transforming arguments. The manager as wise steward is proposed as a model for virtuous management.

About the authors

Gregory R. Beabout is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, USA. He teaches and does research in virtue ethics, the history of philosophy, and personalism. His books, as author or co-author, include Freedom and Its Misuses, Beyond Self-Interest, and Applied Professional Ethics.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Beabout, Gregory R.

    Pages 1-9

  • The Dreams of Future Managers

    Beabout, Gregory R.

    Pages 10-21

  • Moral Philosophy and the Manager

    Beabout, Gregory R.

    Pages 22-32

  • MacIntyre, Our Gadfly

    Beabout, Gregory R.

    Pages 33-42

  • The Manager as Office Executive: Emotivism Embodied in a Character

    Beabout, Gregory R.

    Pages 43-58

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Softcover $105.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Character of the Manager
Book Subtitle
From Office Executive to Wise Steward
Authors
Series Title
Humanism in Business Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30406-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137304063
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30405-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45436-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 269
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