Humanistic Management: Leadership and Trust, Volume I

Book description

This book offers pedagogical material to teach and learn about the topics of leadership and trust from a humanistic perspective.Humanistic Management focuses on the protection of human dignity and the promotion of well being as central concerns of management. It offers an alternative perspective to the currently dominant theories that have prioritized economistic goals of profits and productivity at the cost of sacrificing purposeful organizing that serves people and the planet.

This volume covers topics of leadership and trust, and a companion volume offers perspectives on social entrepreneurship and mindfulness in connection with topics commonly taught in the business school curriculum. Each topic is introduced with a lead chapter that provides a conceptual background for the topic, for example, leadership. The following chapters offer a case study or class room exercise that illustrate the conceptual perspective with examples that can be used for class discussions. The book offers a way to adopt a humanistic perspective on topics of wide interest.

Product information

  • Title: Humanistic Management: Leadership and Trust, Volume I
  • Author(s): Dr. Michael Pirson, Dr. Jyoti Bachani
  • Release date: June 2018
  • Publisher(s): Business Expert Press
  • ISBN: 9781631575440