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Humanistic Management


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Humanistic Management draws together the concepts of social business, sustainability, social entrepreneurship, business ethics, conscious capitalism and cooperative capitalism to present a new humanistically-based research paradigm. This new paradigm challenges the prevailing neo-liberal ‘economistic’ approach that dominates twentieth-century management theory and practice, and instead emphasises the need to protect human dignity and wellbeing as well as economic drivers.

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Alternative Theories of the Firm

Alternative Theories of the Firm

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Michael Pirson, David M. Wasieleski, Erica L. Steckler
December 29, 2021

The Theory of the Firm is commonly viewed as axiomatic by business school academicians. Considerations spanning organizational structures, their boundaries and roles, as well as business strategies all relate to the theory of the firm. The dominant theory of the firm poses that markets act ...

Humanistic Management in Latin America

Humanistic Management in Latin America

1st Edition

Edited By Consuelo A. García-de-la-Torre, Osmar Arandia, Mario Vázquez-Maguirre
May 11, 2021

Humanistic management has been part of a growing conversation about a different approach to management that contributes to dignity in the workplace and better organisations overall. The theoretical concepts have mostly derived from developed countries. This book seeks to redress the balance and ...

Humanistic Management and Sustainable Tourism Human, Social and Environmental Challenges

Humanistic Management and Sustainable Tourism: Human, Social and Environmental Challenges

1st Edition

Edited By Maria Della Lucia, Ernestina Giudici
February 25, 2021

Tourism is a fast-growing and changing industry, which has become a driver of economic development in both developed and underdeveloped countries. While the tourism industry’s potential for shared value creation and sustainable development is acknowledged, the concerns around the environmental and ...

Humanistic Tourism Values, Norms and Dignity

Humanistic Tourism: Values, Norms and Dignity

1st Edition

Edited By Maria Della Lucia, Ernestina Giudici
December 30, 2020

Human dignity has experienced limited attention in tourism studies. The interlinked dimensions of dignity in tourism urgently ask for broad avenues of future research, as tourism is both an information-intensive industry and an "experience good" resulting from the relationship and co-creation ...

Motivation in Organisations Searching for a Meaningful Work-Life Balance

Motivation in Organisations: Searching for a Meaningful Work-Life Balance

1st Edition

By Manuel Guillen
November 11, 2020

Motivation in Organisations: Searching for a Meaningful Work-Life Balance extends the current motivation models in business education to include motives of human behaviour that have been neglected for decades. It debunks some of the myths about human motivation (self-interest as the dominant ...

Aesthetics, Organization, and Humanistic Management

Aesthetics, Organization, and Humanistic Management

1st Edition

Edited By Monika Kostera, Cezary Wozniak
October 28, 2020

This book is a reaction to the reductionist and exploitative ideas dominating the mainstream contemporary management discourse and practice, and an attempt to broaden the horizons of possibility for both managers and organization scholars. It brings together the scholarly fields of humanistic ...

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