Dignity and the organization

Contributor(s): Kostera, Monika [Editor] | Pirson, Michael [Editor]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Humanism in business seriesPublisher: London Palgrave Macmillan 2017Description: xv, 260 p.ISBN: 9781137555618Subject(s): Personnel management | Knowledge management | Business | Organizational behavior | ManagementDDC classification: 302.35 Summary: This important book focuses on the role of human dignity, its protection and promotion in the context of organization and Humanistic Management. The recent phenomenon of humanism in management already has a rich body of literature and takes up many themes both theoretically, and from a practitioner perspective. Dignity and the Organization is the first book to explicitly deal with the topic of human dignity and management. The chapters address various aspects and problems from a humanistically-oriented perspective, taking up issues relevant for the contemporary management theorists and practitioners, and are concerned with organization, management and the social and cultural context. The book develops the notion of human dignity in conceptual and theoretical terms in its practical application, within the context of organizations. http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137555618#otherversion=9781137555625
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Table of Contents:


1.Dignity in Organizing from the Perspective of Hannah Arendt’s Worldliness
2.Dignity and Membership: A Route to the Heart of How Dignity Is Done in Everyday Interaction
3.Dignity and Species Difference Within Organizations
4.Dignity at the Level of the Firm: Beyond the Stakeholder Approach
5.Marx, Alienation and the Denial of Dignity of Work
6.Dignity Restoration: The Indirect Goal of Social Enterprises’ Activity
7.‘Dignity and Leadership: Implications of Leaders’ Language and Their Assumptions of Human Nature
8.From Human Resource Management to Human Dignity Development: A Dignity Perspective on HRM and the Role of Workplace Democracy
9.Office Design and Dignity at Work in the Knowledge Economy
10.Dignity by Design: A Shift from Formalistic to Humanistic Design in Organizations
11.Concluding Observations


This important book focuses on the role of human dignity, its protection and promotion in the context of organization and Humanistic Management. The recent phenomenon of humanism in management already has a rich body of literature and takes up many themes both theoretically, and from a practitioner perspective. Dignity and the Organization is the first book to explicitly deal with the topic of human dignity and management. The chapters address various aspects and problems from a humanistically-oriented perspective, taking up issues relevant for the contemporary management theorists and practitioners, and are concerned with organization, management and the social and cultural context. The book develops the notion of human dignity in conceptual and theoretical terms in its practical application, within the context of organizations.


http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137555618#otherversion=9781137555625


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