Humanism in Business Series

World Humanism

Cross-cultural Perspectives on Ethical Practices in Organizations

Editors: Khan, S., Amann, W. (Eds.)

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The purpose of World Humanism: Cross-cultural Perspectives on Ethical Practices in Organizations is to discover what is distinctive about humanistic management practices around the world. It examines the nature and occurrence of humanistic management practices within businesses and other organizations across the world.

About the authors

Shiban Khan is Research Fellow at the Institute for Supply Chain Management: Procurement and Logistics, EBS Business School, Germany, where she concentrates on the Institute's India-focused research portfolio. Her projects include sourcing in India, supply chain security and sustainability, and comparative procurement practices of German and Indian companies. Her expertise lies in theories and cultural implications of CSR and sustainable business strategies, management in India and global sourcing. She has been a visiting tutor at the Henley Business School of the University of Reading, UK, and has lectured on sustainability and the BRIC countries at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. She has also been a visiting scholar at the Indian Institute of Management, India, and Hosei University, Japan. Shiban is a co-founder of the humanistic management network, and has previously been the executive director of Oikos International. Shiban holds an MSc in Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and a PhD in International Management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.


Wolfgang Amann graduated from the Harvard Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, USA, and from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he received his PhD in International Management. After years in top management consulting, Wolfgang has been marketing, designing, directing, and delivering executive education seminars for more than a decade. He previously directed as strategy professor the Henley Centre for Creative Destruction and was Vice-Director of the Executive School at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He has also been a visiting professor in institutions around the world. He now serves as the Executive Academic Director of Executive Education and faculty at the Goethe Business School of the University of Frankfurt, Germany. He has written more than a hundred case studies for his programs, along with a variety of books on sound management as well as management education.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Towards a Better Understanding of World Humanism

    Khan, Shiban (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Economic Humanism and Western Management: Theory and Practice

    Wagner-Tsukamoto, Sigmund

    Pages 15-29

  • Humanistic Management and North American Business Ethics

    Petrick, Joseph A.

    Pages 30-45

  • Alterity, Otherness and Humanistic Management in Latin America: Bancoldex and Views as Two Colombian Case Studies

    Largacha-Martínez, Carlos

    Pages 46-62

  • Scandinavian Cooperative Advantage: The Case of IKEA

    Strand, Robert

    Pages 63-80

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
World Humanism
Book Subtitle
Cross-cultural Perspectives on Ethical Practices in Organizations
Editors
  • S. Khan
  • W. Amann
Series Title
Humanism in Business Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37849-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137378491
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30055-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33626-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33625-8
Series ISSN
2662-124X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 233
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