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Humanistic Management: a Universalist Perspective Based on a World Ethos

Humanistic Management: a Universalist Perspective Based on a World Ethos Humanistic Management Journal (2018) 3:141–145 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41463-018-0052-z EDITORIAL Humanistic Management: a Universalist Perspective Based on a World Ethos 1 2 Michael Pirson & Jonathan Keir Published online: 20 December 2018 Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018 Humanistic Management, much like Economics, has universal claims: it rests on the assump- tion of a shared human nature and shared universalist ethos (Dierksmeier et al. 2011;Pirson 2017b, 2018). The notion of protecting dignity rests on the consilience of knowledge produced by the sciences and the ancient wisdom traditions (Pirson 2016, 2017a; Pirson et al. 2015). The key insights emanating from this consilience is both trivial and revolutionary, namely that when humans treat each other as humans not as resources they are better able to survive and thrive as a species (Wilson et al. 2013, 2008; Wilson 1998, 2012). In this issue we trace the work in the humanities, specifically theology of pioneers such as Hans Kueng who have researched what unites various religious and secular creeds (Kueng 1997, 1998, 2004; Kueng and Kuschel 1993). While a majority of public conversation is occupied with understanding differences and reasons for conflict among various creeds, Kueng and collaborators tried to understand what these wisdom traditions have in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Humanistic Management Journal Springer Journals

Humanistic Management: a Universalist Perspective Based on a World Ethos

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Subject
Philosophy; Ethics; Quality of Life Research
ISSN
2366-603X
eISSN
2366-6048
DOI
10.1007/s41463-018-0052-z
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Humanistic Management Journal (2018) 3:141–145 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41463-018-0052-z EDITORIAL Humanistic Management: a Universalist Perspective Based on a World Ethos 1 2 Michael Pirson & Jonathan Keir Published online: 20 December 2018 Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018 Humanistic Management, much like Economics, has universal claims: it rests on the assump- tion of a shared human nature and shared universalist ethos (Dierksmeier et al. 2011;Pirson 2017b, 2018). The notion of protecting dignity rests on the consilience of knowledge produced by the sciences and the ancient wisdom traditions (Pirson 2016, 2017a; Pirson et al. 2015). The key insights emanating from this consilience is both trivial and revolutionary, namely that when humans treat each other as humans not as resources they are better able to survive and thrive as a species (Wilson et al. 2013, 2008; Wilson 1998, 2012). In this issue we trace the work in the humanities, specifically theology of pioneers such as Hans Kueng who have researched what unites various religious and secular creeds (Kueng 1997, 1998, 2004; Kueng and Kuschel 1993). While a majority of public conversation is occupied with understanding differences and reasons for conflict among various creeds, Kueng and collaborators tried to understand what these wisdom traditions have in

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Humanistic Management JournalSpringer Journals

Published: Dec 20, 2018

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