Reflecting the rapid rise in popularity of recent initiatives such as the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), this Handbook exhaustively covers a variety of responsible management, learning and education topics, and provides an invaluable roadmap for this fast-developing field. Covering various perspectives on the topic, right through to contexts, methods, outcomes and beyond, this volume will be an invaluable integrative resource for practitioners and researchers alike, and is designed to serve a range of communities that deal with topics related to sustainability, responsibility and ethics in management learning and education. Part 1: Perspectives on Responsible Management Learning and Education; Part 2: Educational Purposes and Contents; Part 3: Learning Outcomes and Processes; Part 4: Academic Environment; and Part 5: Responsible Research.

Virtues in Responsible Management Education: Building Character

Virtues in Responsible Management Education: Building Character

Virtues in responsible management education: building character
Marcel Meyer Alejo José G. Sison


In today's business world the focus lies on accomplishments. The means with which they were achieved are at best secondary, and in a society where money ‘rules', even less attention is paid to the moral value of outcomes. The emphasis is on ‘what works'. Thus, it does not come as a surprise that virtues are commonly perceived as the product of naïveté and considered irrelevant in corporate environments. Business scholars have largely ignored the role of virtues in organizational life (Cameron & Caza, 2002; Cameron, Bright & Caza, 2004). However, in Anglo-American philosophy, virtue ethics has ...

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