Virtuous Life In Business

Virtuous Life In Business

by Oliver F. Williams, John W. (Ed.) Houck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847677478

ISBN-13: 9780847677474

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

In this book, eleven distinguished contributors examine such recent cases as the Exxon Valdez crisis, Johnson and Johnson's Tylenol decisions, and Procter and Gamble's Rely product recall to assess the contribution of narrative theology and theories of virtue on the current discussion of the ethics of business management. Co-published with the Notre Dame Center for

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In this book, eleven distinguished contributors examine such recent cases as the Exxon Valdez crisis, Johnson and Johnson's Tylenol decisions, and Procter and Gamble's Rely product recall to assess the contribution of narrative theology and theories of virtue on the current discussion of the ethics of business management. Co-published with the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847677474
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IBusiness Stories as Sources of Virtue1
1The Ethics of Virtue: A Moral Theory for Business9
2Corporate Culture and the Corporate Cult29
3Narrative Theology and Business Ethics: Story-Based Management of Values51
4Religious Roots and Business Practices: Vignettes from Life73
5The Corporate Executive's Dharma: Insights from the Indian Epic Mahabharata91
Pt. IIBusiness Stories: Do They Make a Difference?109
6Exxon's Knee-Deep in the Big Muddy113
7Stories and Culture in Business Life129
8The Business of Storytelling and Storytelling in Business139
9The Moral Theology of Silas Lapham163
Contributors183

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