Corporate Integrity: Rethinking Organizational Ethics and Leadership

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 21, 2005 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
What do corporations look like when they have integrity, and how can we move more companies in that direction? Corporate Integrity offers a timely, comprehensive framework- and practical business lessons - bringing together questions of organizational design, communication practices, working relationships, and leadership styles to answer this question. Marvin T. Brown explores the five key challenges facing modern businesses as they try to respond ethically to cultural, interpersonal, organizational, civic and environmental challenges. He demonstrates that if corporations are to meet the needs of civil society, they must facilitate inclusive communication patterns based on mutual recognition and civic cooperation. Corporate Integrity is essential reading for professionals in organizational ethics, business leaders, and graduate students looking for practical and reflective insights into doing business with integrity and purpose.

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1 The context for corporate integrity
2 Cultural integrity as openness
3 Interpersonal integrity as relational wholeness
4 Organizational integrity as pursuing a worthwhile purpose
5 Social integrity as civic cooperation
6 Environmental integrity as natural prosperity
7 Corporate integrity and organizational leadership
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Professor Marvin T. Brown is a Lecturer in the Philosophy Department at the University of San Francisco and at Saybrook Graduate School and has been working in the field of organizational ethics and communication for more than twenty years as an educator, writer, and consultant. He is the author of The Ethical Process: An Approach to Disagreement and Controversial Issues (2002) and Working Ethics: Strategies for Decision Making and Organizational Responsibility (1990).

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