Responsible Management: Understanding Human Nature, Ethics, and Sustainability

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Business Expert Press, 2013/01/15 - 170 ページ
Does a manager in today’s world need to know anything about freedom? Or about instrinsic goods? Or even about educating emotions? “Absolutely,” says author Kemi Ogunyemi. Kemi wrote this book to serve as a valuable tool to complement courses on ethics, responsibility, leadership, human behavior in organizations, customer service, and sustainability—most of which tend to ignore their human nature dimensions. Inside, you’ll be provided an indepth understanding of human nature and its uniqueness and complexity, which can greatly enhance your managerial skills for achieving business success in today’s world. You will be empowered to better manage yourself, others, and the environment. This book also provides a foundation for developing ethical sensitivity and corporate social responsibility. There is a clear and present danger that managers may tend to focus primarily on financial success in different key dimensions—operational quality, financial strategy, workforce motivation, cost-cutting strategies, etc.—and perhaps discover too late the neglect of an even more vital dimension of all human endeavor. Future leaders and shapers of sustainable organizations and societies cannot afford to have such a knowledge gap.
 

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Acknowledgment
The Human Manager
Abstraction and Reflection
Integration in Complexity
All Around the Manager
Setting Personal and Professional Goals
Scripting and ReScripting Self
Business in Society
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Kemi Ogunyemi, of the Christopher Kolade Centre for Research in Leadership and Ethics, teaches business ethics, managerial anthropology, self-leadership, and sustainability management at the Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria. She holds degrees in law and business and a PhD in management. Her consulting and research interests include personal ethos and organizational culture, responsible leadership and sustainability, and work-life ethic. She has authored over twenty articles, book chapters and case studies, and the book titled Responsible Management: Understanding Human Nature, Ethics and Sustainability. She also edited a key resource for management educators, Teaching Ethics across the Management Curriculum. She is a member of ABEN. BEN-Africa, EBEN, and ISBEE, and co-developed the UNGC-PRME Anti-Corruption Toolkit.

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