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

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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.

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Combines writings by Clarence Walton with essays from a May 1997 symposium held at The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA and dedicated to Walton. Focuses on Walton's contributions to the field of business ethics--particularly his belief that a manager should possess four virtues: temperance, fortitude, prudence, and justice. Topics include teaching and public service, business ethics and corporate responsibility, Walton as a case study of a moral manager, and an examination of Walton's appraisal of American culture. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048151127
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Series: Issues in Business Ethics Series , #11
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 323
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part One: Teaching and Public Service. Nonpublic Education and the Public Good: Basic Beliefs; C. Walton. Walton and Responsible Citizenship; T.W. Gerrity. On Teaching: A Letter; C. Walton. Clarence Walton-Master Teacher; B. Yavitz. Teaching History in Business Education; C. Walton. Clarence C. Walton on Management Education: Perspectives and Contributions; E.M. Epstein. Part Two: Business Ethics in Graduate Management Education. The Conceptual Foundations of Business; C. Walton. Conceptual Foundations of Business: A Book That Made a Difference; W.C. Frederick. To Break the Pentameter-Ethics Courses Implications for Business Education; C. Walton. Recollections on Implementing the Ideas of Conceptual Foundations; W.H. Klein. Part Three: Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility. Business Ethics: Widening the Lens; C. Walton. Finding a Place for the Ethical in the Cultural and Economic Milieu of Business; N.E. Bowie

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