We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Manufacturing Morals by Michel Anteby

Corporate accountability is never far from the front page, and as one of the world's most elite business schools, Harvard Business School trains many of the future leaders of Fortune 500 companies. But how does HBS formally and informally ensure faculty and students embrace proper business standards? Relying on his first-hand experience as a Harvard Business School faculty member, Michel Anteby takes readers inside HBS in order to draw vivid parallels between the socialization of faculty and of students.
In an era when many organizations are focused on principles of responsibility, Harvard Business School has long tried to promote better business standards. Anteby's rich account reveals the surprising role of silence and ambiguity in HBS's process of codifying morals and business values. As Anteby describes, at HBS specifics are often left unspoken; for example, teaching notes given to faculty provide much guidance on how to teach but are largely silent on what to teach. Manufacturing Morals demonstrates how faculty and students are exposed to a system that operates on open-ended directives that require significant decision-making on the part of those involved, with little overt guidance from the hierarchy. Anteby suggests that this model-which tolerates moral complexity-is perhaps one of the few that can adapt and endure over time.
Manufacturing Morals is a perceptive must-read for anyone looking for insight into the moral decision-making of today's business leaders and those influenced by and working for them.

Buy Manufacturing Morals by Michel Anteby from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780226092478
ISBN-10: 022609247X
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 159mm x 19mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Manufacturing Morals by Michel Anteby

Book Reviews - Manufacturing Morals by Michel Anteby

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Manufacturing Morals book by Michel Anteby and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Michel Anteby

Michel Anteby is associate professor and the Marvin Bower fellow in the organizational behavior unit at Harvard Business School. He is the author of Moral Gray Zones: Side Productions, Identity, and Regulation in an Aeronautic Plant.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.

Books By Michel Anteby

Moral Gray Zones by Michel Anteby
Hardback, July 2008
$89.99 $99.99
Manufacturing Morals by Michel Anteby
Paperback / softback, September 2015
$28.76 $31.95