New PDF release: Pragmatism and Management Inquiry: Insights from the Thought

By Juan Fontrodona

ISBN-10: 1567205151

ISBN-13: 9781567205152

Good managers don't easily get issues done—they do the appropriate issues. they're moral. via an exam of the paintings of Charles S. Peirce, the yank thinker who coined the time period pragmatism in 1872, Fontrodona emerges with very important clarifications, in addition to an cutting edge view of human motion and the perform of administration. Pragmatism, usually misunderstood as a triumph of natural effectiveness, is admittedly a strategy wherein humans, via motion, exhibit and boost themselves utilizing advantage and value.

In half I, Fontrodona considers human motion not just from the point of view of its effectiveness, but additionally from its purposefulness. partially II, the learn turns to Peirce's thought of the character of technology, which exhibits us that whereas administration is eminently functional, it's also according to a systematic technique. half III provides 3 rules for human motion drawn from the 3 normative sciences: creativity in line with common sense; group in accordance with ethics; and personality in accordance with aesthetics. ultimately, Fontrodona questions the presence of those rules within the ordinarily permitted, present types of management.

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