Schwartz, Michael.

Contribution of Fiction to Organizational Ethics. - Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014. - 1 online resource (221 p.) - eBooks on Demand Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations ; v.11 . - Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations .

Front Cover -- The Contribution of Fiction to Organizational Ethics -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Editorial Board -- List of Contributors -- About the Authors -- Editor's Introduction to 'The Contribution of Fiction to Organizational Ethics' issue -- Fictive Creativity and Morality: A Multi-Dimensional Exploration -- Interpretation One: Creativity Is Morally Neutral and Needs to be Checked by Morality -- Interpretation Two: Moral Imagination as Crucial Part of the Deliberative Process -- Interpretation Three: Creativity Alters the Nature of Morality Itself Interpretation Four: Creative Thinking as the Only Adequate Ethical Standard -- Interpretation Five: Creation as an Attempt to Understand Who Is a Person -- Interpretation Six: Creation as a Way of Synthesizing and Living Ethical Truths -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Otherness in Self and Organisations: Kafka's The Metamorphosis to Stir Moral Reflection -- Introduction -- Analytical Psychology and Fictional Material to Know Oneself -- Moral Reflection on Life, Work and Organisations: Themes from The Metamorphosis Fiction and Moral Development: Imagination to Nurture Individual and Organisational Ethics -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Wired to Fail: Virtue and Dysfunction in Baltimore's Narrative -- Introduction -- Problems Impel Institutions -- Institutions Impel Problems -- A Solution: Ethos and Virtue -- Conclusion: The Wire as Narrative -- Acknowledgement -- References -- Profile of a Narcissistic Leader: Coffee's for Closers Only -- Narcissism and Narcissistic Leadership -- The Narcissistic Leader in Film and Television -- Glengarry Glen Ross -- Discussion The Implications of Narcissistic Leadership on Organizations and Workers -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Into Darkness: A Study of Deviance in Star Trek -- Introduction -- Science Fiction as Literature -- Science Fiction as Ethical Literature -- Science Fiction as Ethical Organisational Literature -- Star Trek and Organisational Ethics -- Organisational Deviance -- Research Methods and Strategy -- Findings -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgement -- References -- Why Moral Philosophy Cannot Explain Oskar Schindler but Keneally's Novel Can -- Introduction Schindler and Moral Theory -- The Holocaust and Moral Philosophy -- The Holocaust and History -- The Holocaust in Literature -- Keneally's Novel and History -- Keneally's Novel and Schindler's Motives -- Keneally's Novel, Schindler and the Holocaust -- Concluding Thoughts -- Notes -- References -- A Critique of Business School Narratives and Protagonists -- Introduction -- A Preliminary Note from Nietzsche -- Business Case Narratives and "Felt" Knowledge -- Entrepreneur-Adventurers in Front of the Classroom -- Responsibilism and the Need for "Thick" Narratives The Case Writer as (Literary) Artist

Stories are essential to any organization. They help organizations define who they are, what they do, and how they do it. In this issue we consider how fiction has questioned the moral rules, and examined such situations, and in doing so how it has contributed to our understanding of organizational ethics.

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