The history of the philosophy of management and corporations

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Abstract

In this chapter, the history of philosophy of management is discussed with a focus on the search for legitimacy in the Judeo-Christian tradition. This is the basis for evaluating modern concepts of the economics of the philosophy of management and corporations. The chapter also presents the neoliberal paradigm of the philosophy of management and the attempt to search for another economy beyond rational individual utility maximization. Here we move toward business ethics, CSR, and corporate citizenship.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of the philosophical foundations of business ethics
EditorsChristoph Luetge
Place of PublicationDordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
Publication date2013
Pages1387-1408
ISBN (Print)978-94-007-1493-9
ISBN (Electronic)978-94-007-1494-6
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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