Moral saints and moral exemplars / edited by Michael Schwartz, Howard Harris.Material type: TextSeries: Research in ethical issues in organizations: volume 10Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781783500758 (electronic bk.) :Subject(s): Business ethicsDDC classification: 174.4 Online resources: eBook-Emerald
Introduction to the Moral saints and moral exemplars issue / Michael Schwartz, Howard Harris -- When self-interest trumps prejudice : Adam Smith's market as a moral exemplar / Heath Spong -- Revaluating vanity : Adam Smith as moral exemplar for business education / Rosa Slegers -- Free market economics supporting Catholic social teaching : a moral exemplar for business persons / Charles J. Coate, Mark C. Mitschow -- A typology of moral exemplars in business / Duane Windsor -- Profiles and shadows in business ethics / Robert A. Miller -- Exemplarity as commitment to the self : insights from spiritual healers / Cécile Rozuel -- The difficulty of being a moral exemplar when a moral exemplar is needed most : the case of Oskar Schindler / Michael Schwartz, Debra R. Comer -- The nature of courage shown by moral saints and heroes / Howard Harris -- Florence Nightingale's moral courage : a book review of Mark Bostridge's Florence Nightingale / Leila Toiviainen.
The purpose of the series is to explore the central and unique role of organizational ethics in creating and sustaining a pluralistic, free enterprise economy. The primary goal of the research studies published here is to examine how profit seeking and not for profit organizations can be conceived and designed to satisfy legitimate human needs in an ethical and meaningful way.