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Global Business and Corporate Governance by John Thanopoulos

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Chapter 3

Philosophical Tenants and the 21st Century

Some Principle Thoughts

We studied in the previous chapter about culture. Given its location, neighboring influences, and geography characteristics, each culture develops its unique philosophy and ethics. The backbone of a culture is its philosophy. Study of philosophical and ethical predispositions allows us to better understand the reasons behind local developments and to smoothly function in an environment foreign to us.

This chapter addresses basic philosophy and ethical notions, which developed through thousands of years and are not necessarily similar all around the world. However, in the past 50 years we have been in front of phenomenal changes, which could not have been foreseen five ...

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