By Heiko Spitzeck
What's the function of our economy? What might a extra life-serving economic system seem like? there are lots of books approximately enterprise and society, but only a few of them query the primacy of GDP development, revenue maximization and person software maximization. Even advancements with a humanistic contact like stakeholder participation, company social accountability or company philanthropy serve a similar target: to foster long term development and profitability. Humanism in company questions those assumptions and investigates the opportunity of making a human-centered, value-oriented society in response to humanistic ideas. a global crew of teachers and practitioners current philosophical, non secular, monetary, mental and organizational arguments that convey how humanism can be utilized to appreciate, and doubtless rework, company at 3 diverse degrees: the platforms point, the organizational point and the person point. This groundbreaking ebook can be of curiosity to lecturers, practitioners and policymakers enthusiastic about enterprise ethics and the connection among enterprise and society.
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But not until the twentieth century did the word “humanism” become the common term for this worldview, as self-described humanist groups first appeared to defend and advance this historic philosophy. 26 The humanist tradition 27 Tracing the history of the humanist philosophy can be difficult. Unlike revealed faiths, which can usually trace their origins to a clear act of creation, such as the revelations of Mohammad for the religion of Islam or Joseph Smith for the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, humanist thinking has developed gradually and in many different places.
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Humanism in Business by Heiko Spitzeck