How To Be Profitable And Moral: A Rational Egoist Approach To Business

byJaana Woiceshyn

Paperback | August 15, 2013

How To Be Profitable And Moral: A Rational Egoist Approach To Business by Jaana Woiceshyn
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A basic dilemma confronting today's manager is how to be both profitable and moral. Making profits through immoral means-such as deceiving investors or customers-is unsustainable. Likewise, remaining moral while losing money will cause a business to fail. According to conventional morality, either a business manager maximizes profits and necessarily compromises on ethics, or necessarily sacrifices profits in order to be moral. Woiceshyn explains why this is a false dichotomy and offers rational egoism as an alternative moral code to businesspeople who want to maximize profits ethically. Through logical argument and various examples, this book shows how to apply principles such as rationality, productiveness, honesty, justice, and pride for long-term self-interest.
Jaana Woiceshyn holds a Ph.D. in applied economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has taught business ethics for over twenty years to undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA students and to various corporate audiences at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, and elsewhere. This is her fir...
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Title:How To Be Profitable And Moral: A Rational Egoist Approach To BusinessFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:166 pages, 8.94 X 5.96 X 0.51 inShipping dimensions:166 pages, 8.94 X 5.96 X 0.51 inPublished:August 15, 2013Publisher:Hamilton BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0761861602

ISBN - 13:9780761861607

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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