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Introduction to Professional Management

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Discussion Questions:


1) What might be the 'markers' of a caring organization?

2) How can managers ensure that caring is demonstrated in organizations, and that fairness is also respected?

3) The libertarian ideal is to maximize the capacity for free, informed, personal choice. How might this ideal be reflected in a company's dealings with its shareholders? Its customers? Its employees? Its local community?

4) The matter of good character is critical to the virtue theorist. Were you to offer recommendations to managers, what would you suggest be done to ensure that employees are of good character?

5) What do you consider to be the five most important character traits for any person to possess?


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