MacIntyre's Influence on Business Ethics

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Abstract

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
PublisherSpringer
Pages1-9
ISBN (Print)9789400767294
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 22 Dec 2015

Publication series

NameInternational Handbooks in Business Ethics
PublisherSpringer

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