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The Latin word virtus means strength, power. It is the translation of the Greek word areté. Broadly speaking, virtue is the excellence or perfection of any being. It is the good and settled disposition of anything appropriate to itself. Every virtue or excellence both brings into good condition the thing of which it is the excellence and causes the work of that thing to be done well. More specifically, virtue applies to people and designates those habits that facilitate good actions. Virtue may refer to a person, a character, a habit, an action, or a tendency.

Virtues and Business

Business ethics relates the concept of virtues to business activities. Sherwin Klein proposes the application of Platonic cardinal virtues to business. Robert Solomon bears an Aristotelian approach to ...

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