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On Moral Business: Classical and Contemporary Resources for Ethics in Economic Lifeby Max L. Stackhouse
Synopses & Reviews
This broad-ranging reader collects key biblical, classical, cross-cultural, and contemporary texts on how faith, especially Christianity, has shaped economic life in the past and how it can continue to do so in our emerging global civilization. The readings assembled here — drawn from historical, theological, and social-theory resources — provide a massive array of materials unprecedented in a single volume. Drawing from sources as diverse as the Bible, the great philosophers, and today's ethically committed business leaders, On Moral Business is ideal for helping tomorrow's leaders understand better how to put our economic life on a sure moral foundation.
Using sources as diverse as the Bible, the great philosophers, and today's ethically committed business leaders, On Moral business is designed to help the leadership of tomorrow understand the most important resources for putting the economic life of the future on a sure moral foundation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 962-968) and indexes.
Table of Contents
Moral Muteness of Managers / Frederick B. Bird and James A. Waters — Ethics and Accountability: The Rising Power of Stakeholder Capitalism / J. Richard Finlay — Lay Task of Co-Creation / Michael Novak — Business Goals and Processes / Shirley J. Roels — Great Refusal and My Discontent / Robert Benne — Christians and Economic Development / Amy L. Sherman — Four Problems of Economic Life / Daniel Rush Finn — Ethics, Economics, and Free Trade / John B. Cobb, Jr. — Liberating Thoughts about the Ethics of Exchange and Trade / Robin Klay — Postcommunist Manifesto: Public Theology after the Collapse of Socialism / Max L. Stackhouse and Dennis P. McCann — Where Do We Go from Here? Some Thoughts on Geoeconomics / Dennis P. McCann.
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