MacIntyre's Influence on Business Ethics

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    Business Ethics scholars have made much use of Alasdair MacIntyre’s distinctive account of the virtues. This chapter discusses MacIntyre’s influence and considers four distinctive types of enquiry inspired by his seminal 1981 text After Virtue. These comprise: (i) the moral status of the manager (ii) the application of MacIntyre’s notion of practice in business (iii) the relationship between practices and institutions (iv) empirical enquiry using MacIntyre’s ‘goods-virtues-practices-institutions’ framework The remaining chapters in this section exemplify these enquiries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHandbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management
    EditorsAlejo José G. Sison
    Place of PublicationLondon
    ISBN (Print)9789400767294
    Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 22 Dec 2015

    Publication series

    NameInternational Handbooks in Business Ethics


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