Humanistic Management and North American Business Ethics

  • Joseph A. Petrick
Part of the Humanism in Business Series book series (HUBUS)


The fundamental principles of world humanism that were affirmed in the Amsterdam Declaration of 2002 are being applied to diverse contexts through the research, education, and consulting work of the Humanistic Management Network (HMN). The HMN is an international, interdisciplinary, and nonprofit network that promotes the development of an economic system and management practices in the service of human dignity and well-being (Dierksmeier et al. 2011; von Kimakowitz et al. 2011). The Humanist Manifesto III of 2003 similarly provides overlapping principled guidance for the American Humanist Association and is particularly needed in light of the globally adverse consequences of the ‘economization’ of everyday life and the ‘financialization’ of business management in the United States (Sandel 2012; Petrick 2010; Korten 2010).


Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Corporate Governance Corporate Board Humanistic Management 
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