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Philosophy of Management and Sustainability : Rethinking Business Ethics and Social Responsibility in Sustainable Development /
Jacob Dahl Rendtorff.
First edition.
Bingley : Emerald Publishing, 2019.
241 pages ; 23 cm.
1789734541, 9781789734546
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Bingley : Emerald Publishing, 2019.
contents note
Part I: From CSR and Business Ethics to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -- Chapter 1: Ethics and Justice in the International World: The Problem of Globalization and the Need for a Cosmopolitan Spirit -- Toward a critical philosophy of globalization -- Globalization, misery of the world, and struggle for recognition -- Globalization as an expression of hypermodernity and world culture -- Criticism of globalization and hope for an exit from the crisis -- Hope of cosmopolitanism in the age of hypermodernity -- Chapter 2: Sustainability and Business Ethics in a Global Society -- Methodology of sustainability and business ethics -- The values of business corporations -- Application in the different fields of sustainability and business ethics -- International legal developments of business ethics and CSR -- Integrity, trust, accountability, and legitimacy -- Chapter 3: Ethics of Administration: Towards Sustainability and Cosmopolitanism -- Changed conditions for administration ethics: the competition state -- Challenges to administration ethics: crisis and corruption -- Values of administration ethics: cosmopolitanism and sustainability -- Theoretical framework for administration ethics -- Urgent issues for administration ethics -- Chapter 4: Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management -- Sustainability and corporate citizenship -- The concept of corporate social responsibility -- Corporate social responsibility in stakeholder management -- Institutional theory and stakeholder management -- Chapter 5: Business Sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -- From the millennium goals to the SDGs -- The challenge of the SDGs -- Criticism of sustainable development to transformation toward another economy -- Civil society and partnerships for the SDGs -- Part II: Philosophy of Management and Ethical Economy of Sustainability -- Chapter 6: Philosophy of Management and Ethical Interdependence in the Anthropocene Age -- Epistemological foundations of Anthropocene ethics -- The anthropology of the interdependence of man and nature -- The natural and socio-cultural interdependence of the new climate regime -- Resilience management and governance at the Anthropocene age -- Toward a new geopolitics of sustainability -- Chapter 7: Environmental Catastrophe and Challenges to Ethical Decision-making -- The challenge of Fukushima for the environment -- Fukushima as a symbol of the logic of technology in modernity -- Political economy and responsibility after Fukushima -- Ethical complexity thinking in organizational decision-making -- Chapter 8: From the Financial Crisis to a New Economics of Sustainability -- Ethics in economic history -- The Neo-liberal concept of economics -- Welfare economics an the criticism of Neo-classical concepts of rationality -- The ethics out of economics -- Economic anthropology and the foundations of rationality -- Missed rationality of economic decision-making -- Chapter 9: Ethical Economy and the Environment -- the concept of an ethical economy -- The need for an ethical economy today -- Application of an ethical economy: ecology, sustainability, and capitalism -- Beyond anthropocentric environmental ethics -- From ethics to law -- The balanced company -- Toward a research agenda for an ethical economy -- Chapter 10: The Concept of Equality in Ethics and Political Economy -- The concept of equality in ethics and political philosophy -- Equality and distribution of wealth -- Conceptions and perspectives for ethics and political economy -- Part III: Foundations of Philosophy of Management, Ethics, and Sustainability -- Chapter 11: The Dark Side of Sustainability: Evil in Organizations and Corporations -- Hannah Arendt: the banality of evil -- Detailed analysis of Eichmann's banality of evil -- Moral blindness in institutions and organizations -- Responsibility and reflective judgement -- Evil in modern philosophy -- Chapter 12: The Ethics of Integrity: A New Foundation of Sustainable Wholeness -- Integrity in business and politics -- Integrity as existential subjectivity -- Integrity as a virtue -- Integrity as organizational integrity -- Integrity as practical judgement -- Chapter 13: Recognition between Cultures as the Foundation of Ethical and Political Sustainability --recent definition of recognition: Paul Ricoeur's philosophy -- Origins of recognition: Hegel and Kojeve -- The gift as a recognition: Marcel Mauss -- French thought of the impossibility of recognition and the gift -- American introduction of the problem of recognition -- German reformulation of the problem of recognition -- Hermeneutical reintroduction of recognition: Paul Ricoeur -- From recognition to acknowledgement: Patchen Markell -- Toward what kind of sustainable recognition between cultures? -- Chapter 14: Philosophy of Management in the Hypermodern Experience Economy -- Creativity, sustainability, and the experience economy -- Subjectivity and the concept of experience -- What kind of society made the experience economy possible? -- What is the morality and ethics of the experience society? -- Can critical management studies and the experience economy be combined? -- Perspectives for sustainability in Hypermodernity -- Part IV: Responsible Management of Sustainability -- Chapter 15: The Principle of Responsibility: Rethinking CSR as SDG Management -- Business and management for sustainability -- Sustainability and corporate social responsibility -- toward a new responsibility for sustainable development
Using an interdisciplinary focus, this book combines the research disciplines of philosophy, business management and sustainability to aid and advance scholar and practitioner understanding of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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