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Human Foundations of Management

Understanding the Homo Humanus

Book

Part of the IESE Business Collection book series (IESEBC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 1-6
  3. The Idea of the Human Being

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 9-29
    3. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 30-49
    4. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 50-67
    5. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 68-87
  4. Fundamentals of a Philosophy of the Person

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 91-109
    3. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 110-136
    4. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 137-156
    5. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 157-177
    6. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 178-203
    7. Domènec Melé, César González Cantón
      Pages 204-232
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 233-268

About this book

Introduction

Human Foundations of Management explores the human foundation of management and economic activity in a way that is accessible to readers. The structure and contents of this book examines those aspects of the human being which are relevant to management and economic activities.

Keywords

management organization philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.IESE Business SchoolSpain
  2. 2.CUNEF-Universidad ComplutenseSpain

About the authors

Domènec Melé is professor and Chair of Business Ethics at IESE Business School, University of Navarra in Spain. Over the last 25 Domènec Melé is Professor and Chair of Business Ethics at IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Spain. Over the last 25 years, he has taught and written extensively on areas related to Business Ethics. He has authored, co-authored or edited 14 books, including Business Ethics in Action (Palgrave 2009), Management Ethics (Palgrave 2012) and Human Development in Business (Palgrave 2012). In addition, he has published over 60 scientific chapters and articles in refereed journals and some 20 case studies. Since 1991, he has served as chairperson of the IESE International Symposia on Ethics, Business and Society. Currently, Prof. Melé serves as section editor of the Journal of Business Ethics and on several editorial boards of referred journals.

César González Cantón is Assistant Professor at CUNEF–Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain. He graduated as MBA from IESE Business School and holds a PhD in Philosophy (2004) from Universidad Complutense. He was appointed as Research Fellow of the Business Ethics Chair at IESE. In addition, he has taught at the University of Navarra and Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Spain and has published in the Journal of Business Ethics and various philosophical publications. His current interests are broad and tend towards the philosophy of economics and management.

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