Item description for Business Ethics: Making a Life, Not Just a Living by Gene Ahner...
Overview From an author with thirty years' experience as an executive and corporate officer, Business Ethics addresses students and those engaged in business to help them understand their work as an integral form of human development as well as an authentic Christian vocation. Fully aware that nothing creates greater emotional response than words like capitalism and big business, Ahner believes that the cure for poverty is better business practices rooted in a deeper grasp of human nature. "The focus of this book," he writes, "is to work through an understanding of the nature of a market economy, how business works, what drives it, what kind of outcomes one can hope for, and what are its limitations." Ultimately, he shows, if business isn't ethical, it isn't even good business.
Publishers Description An essential guide to business ethics in a global economy. From an author with thirty years experience as an executive and corporate officer, "Business Ethics" addresses students and those engaged in business to help them understand their woek as an integral form of human development as well as an authentic Christian vocation. Ahner believes that the cure for poverty is better business practices rooted in a deeper grasp of human nature. Ultimately, he shows, if business isn't erhical, it isn't even good business.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.18" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Nov 20, 2007
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570757488 ISBN13 9781570757488
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Great book for re-focus on the job Sep 6, 2008
I read this book at a point where I was frustrated with my career after 17 years in my industry. This book helped me to refocus and encouraged me in my work. I found the book easy to read. There were questions and points for discussion for use in a class environment. For me it was a leisure read and it was really great. If you like this book, then I'd recommend sermons by Barbara Brown Taylor - another author who can helps me stay focused on what matters.