The Spiritual Dimension of Business Ethics and Sustainability Management

  • László Zsolnai

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Laszlo Zsolnai
      Pages 3-11
  3. New Perspectives in Business Ethics and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Hendrik Opdebeeck
      Pages 27-36
    3. András László
      Pages 37-46
  4. Innovative Practices and Policy Reforms for Sustainability

  5. Spiritual-Based Leadership in Business

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167

About this book

Introduction

This book discloses the spiritual dimension in business ethics and sustainability management. Spirituality is understood as a multiform search for meaning which connects people with all living beings and God or Ultimate Reality. In this sense, spirituality is a vital source in social and economic life. The volume examines the spiritual orientations to nature and business in different cultural traditions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Sufism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism. It studies how spirituality and ecology can contribute to transforming contemporary management theory and praxis. It discusses new leadership roles and business models that emerge for sustainability in business and shows how entrepreneurship can be inspired by nature and spirituality in a meaningful way.​

Keywords

Achieving Sustainability Deep Ecology Deep Ecology and Personal Responsibility Ecological Sustainability Financial Ethics after the Crisis Positioning Spirituality and Sustainable Progress Spiritual Sustainability Management Spiritual orientation to nature in Buddhism Spiritual-Based Entrepreneurship Spirituality of Economic Practice Spiritually Based Leadership Spiritually-based Leadership Sustainability and Wisdom Sustainable Agriculture Value Based Leadership

Editors and affiliations

  • László Zsolnai
    • 1
  1. 1.Corvinus University of Budapest, HungaryHungary

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11677-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11676-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11677-8
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