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Power and morality in a business society

Sylvia Kopald Selekman

Power and morality in a business society

by Sylvia Kopald Selekman

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Business ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSylvia Kopald Selekman, Benjamin M. Selekman.
    ContributionsSelekman, Benjamin M. 1893-1962
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB72 .S38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22129088M
    ISBN 100313203962
    LC Control Number78005669

      They were more likely to lie for a financial gain and explain it to themselves as “primarily a business decision.” “Social relations, which we assume are the fundamental basis of morality, can become de-emphasized so that moral considerations are obscured,” the researchers wrote. "Big business" for many has largely immoral associations: corrupt, profit-driven at the expense of human wellbeing or the environment, threatening to mom-and-pop shops everywhere. But this wasn't always the case—big businesses used to be viewed positively by the public.

      A recurring theme in the book’s four chapters is the way the characters in Samuel instrumentalize their (sometimes genuine) moral concerns in self-serving ways. Both Saul and David demonstrate a readiness to convert the means—keeping power—into an g: business society.   The civil rights movement of the s was a nonviolent mass uprising led by black southerners, but it drew essential support from all of these institutions, which recognised the moral .

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