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Editorial: Welcome to the Humanistic Management Journal

Editorial: Welcome to the Humanistic Management Journal Humanist Manag J (2016) 1:1–7 DOI 10.1007/s41463-016-0001-7 EDITORIAL Editorial: Welcome to the Humanistic Management Journal Michael Pirson Published online: 29 July 2016 Springer International Publishing 2016 Introduction Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Humanistic Management Journal, the journal of the Humanistic Management Network. Founded in 2005, the Humanistic Management Network (HMN), has at its core the transformation towards a life-conducive economic system through better management practices. As the Humanistic Management Manifesto states: We believe that market economies hold a substantial potential for human development in general. To promote life-conducive market activities, we want to complement the quantitative metrics, which hitherto define managerial and economic success with qualitative evaluation criteria that focus on the human dignity and well-being of every woman and every man. In business as well as in society, respect for human dignity demands respect for human freedom. Collective decision-making, in corporations just as in governments, should hence be based on free and equal deliberation, participation or representation of all affected parties. Concerns of legitimacy must, in economics like in politics, precede questions of expediency. The Humanistic Management Network defends human dignity in face of its vulnerabil- ity. The dignity of the human being lies in its http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Humanistic Management Journal Springer Journals

Editorial: Welcome to the Humanistic Management Journal

Humanistic Management Journal , Volume 1 (1) – Jul 29, 2016

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer International Publishing
Subject
Philosophy; Ethics; Quality of Life Research
ISSN
2366-603X
eISSN
2366-6048
DOI
10.1007/s41463-016-0001-7
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Humanist Manag J (2016) 1:1–7 DOI 10.1007/s41463-016-0001-7 EDITORIAL Editorial: Welcome to the Humanistic Management Journal Michael Pirson Published online: 29 July 2016 Springer International Publishing 2016 Introduction Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Humanistic Management Journal, the journal of the Humanistic Management Network. Founded in 2005, the Humanistic Management Network (HMN), has at its core the transformation towards a life-conducive economic system through better management practices. As the Humanistic Management Manifesto states: We believe that market economies hold a substantial potential for human development in general. To promote life-conducive market activities, we want to complement the quantitative metrics, which hitherto define managerial and economic success with qualitative evaluation criteria that focus on the human dignity and well-being of every woman and every man. In business as well as in society, respect for human dignity demands respect for human freedom. Collective decision-making, in corporations just as in governments, should hence be based on free and equal deliberation, participation or representation of all affected parties. Concerns of legitimacy must, in economics like in politics, precede questions of expediency. The Humanistic Management Network defends human dignity in face of its vulnerabil- ity. The dignity of the human being lies in its

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