Saving The World At Business School (Part 2)

by Howard Burton (Author)
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This book is based on an in-dept, remotely filmed follow-up conversation between Howard Burton and Andy Hoffman, Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and School of Environment and Sustainability. They discuss Andy Hoffman?s research and scholarly insights which are extremely relevant to today?s society. Andy Hoffman is passionately committed to encouraging fellow academics to play a much stronger role in communicating knowledge, facts and information to the regular public and politicians which has culminated into his two new books ?The Engaged Scholar? and ?Management As A Calling?.

This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Exceptional Times, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter:
I. Reprise - 7 years on
II. Truth Decay - Facts under fire?
III. The Value of Wisdom - Beyond knowledge
IV. Investigating Rewards - Intrinsic vs. extrinsic
V. Concrete Opportunities - And concrete scepticism
VI. Management as a Calling - Focusing on the students
VII. Opinionated Ignorance - Hardly what the Founding Fathers had in mind
VIII. Qualified Optimism - Hopeful signs
IX. Spreading the Word - Creating new platforms through technology
X. Getting Personal - Slings, arrows and the learning experience
XI. Shattered Leadership? - Desperately trying to pick up the pieces

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Book details

Publication date
January 31, 2021
File size
1 MB