Education, Leadership and Business Ethics: Essays on the Work of Clarence Walton / Edition 1

Education, Leadership and Business Ethics: Essays on the Work of Clarence Walton / Edition 1

by Ronald F. Duska
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0792352793

ISBN-13: 9780792352792

Pub. Date: 10/31/1998

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Education, Leadership and Business Ethics: New Essays on the Work of Clarence Walton includes a history and anecdotes of Clarence Walton's professional and personal life; a discussion of the controversial introduction of ethics into the field of management studies; contributions on a variety of subjects connected to leadership and business ethics from experts

Overview

Education, Leadership and Business Ethics: New Essays on the Work of Clarence Walton includes a history and anecdotes of Clarence Walton's professional and personal life; a discussion of the controversial introduction of ethics into the field of management studies; contributions on a variety of subjects connected to leadership and business ethics from experts in the field; and critical essays reviewing Clarence's most recent work in social criticism.
The book gives a history of the rise of the fields of business and society and business ethics, details the events leading to its acceptance in academic circles and gives personal accounts by Clarence Walton, one of the people most responsible for its creation.
Intended target groups are students, former academic peers, and friends of Clarence Walton, as well as anyone interested in the history of business ethics or connected to Columbia University of America, or The American College.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792352792
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
10/31/1998
Series:
Issues in Business Ethics Series, #11
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Part 1Teaching and Public Service
Nonpublic Education and the Public Good: Basic Beliefs1
Walton and Responsible Citizenship3
On Teaching: A Letter15
Clarence Walton--Master Teacher17
Teaching History in Business Education31
Clarence C. Walton on Management Education: Perspectives and Contributions37
Part 2Business Ethics in Graduate Management Education
The Conceptual Foundations of Business53
Conceptual Foundations of Business: A Book That Made a Difference61
To Break the Pentameter--Ethics Courses Implications for Business Education75
Recollections on Implementing the Ideas of Conceptual Foundations91
Part 3Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
Business Ethics: Widening the Lens113
Finding a Place for the Ethical in the Cultural and Economic Milieu of Business123
Corporate Social Responsibilities: The Debate Revisited135
Corporate Social Responsibilities: Yesterday and Tomorrow151
Part 4Leadership and The Moral Manager: Walton as a Case Study
Leadership: By What Authority?177
Managing in Crises: "Legitimacy" in Business and Academic Corporations183
The Moral Manager and Decision Making205
Clarence Walton as Academic CEO: A Fine Mind on a Fine Line211
Part 5New Vistas in Business Ethics: Financial Services Industries and Multinationals
Multinational Corporations227
International Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations249
A Tale of Two Cities: Finance and Morals273
Current Issues in Ethics Insurance277
Part 6Cultural Foundations: Walton's Appraisal of American Culture
Walton's Appraisal of American Culture: Introductory Remarks289
Summary of Archons and Acolytes: An Academic Power Elite's Assault on Basic Values and Institutions291
Aggressive Elites: A Passive Assault on Clarence Walton's Modernism293
Walton's Secular City, a Tour303
On Looking Back and Looking Forward: Walton's Response313
Contributors319

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