The Story of Success

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  • Copyright: 2009-05-12
  • Publisher: Other Press
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"Business Ethics? Isn't That an Oxymoron?" As a Lecturer in ethics, communication, and leadership at MIT's Sloan School of Management and a moderator of the Aspen Executive Seminar, Leigh Hafrey has heard time and again that ethics and business don't mix. In The Story of Success, Hafrey draws on fifteen years of conversations with businesspeople at all stages of their careers, from MBA to Chairman of the Board, to articulate five steps that generate ethical practice:

Author Biography

Leigh Hafrey is Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Communication at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and co-Master of Mather House, Harvard College. His journalism, essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in the New York Times and other American and European periodicals.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
The Importance of Story: Placing the Person and the Organizationp. 1
Speak Up, Speak Out: Articulating One's Managerial Selfp. 39
See the Big Picture: Professional Norms, Mastery, and the Teaching Organizationp. 75
Break the Rules, Make the Rules, Absorb the Costs: The Ethics of Entrepreneurshipp. 115
Tell Good Stories: Living and Leading the Revolutionp. 149
Test for Truth: Faith, Work, and the Good Societyp. 181
Mastering Mather: Ethical Practice, Leaderless Leadership, and Our Collective Futurep. 215
Annotated Bibliography/Filmography 105 Steps to Mastering Ethics in Businessp. 241
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