A Humanistic approach to business is about balancing profits WITH human welfare. One doesn’t come at the expense of the other. But when it doubt, human welfare comes first!
This comes from the American Humanist Association. It's relevant for Humanistic Management! Here is a link to the article about it: https://americanhumanistcenterforeducation.org/?page_id=14747 There is even a simplified version for kids: https://americanhumanistcenterforeducation.org/?page_id=17997 Read more [...]
Michael Gerson, a columnist for the Washington Post, recently wrote a piece calling for a revival of humanism. Here is a brief excerpt of Gerson's reflections: Most Western societies, including the United States, have reached the stage of secularism without humanism. Our greatest efforts are spent on getting and keeping. Our defining creed is consumerism. Our memorials, according to T.S. Eliot, will be “the asphalt road and a thousand lost golf balls.”...What we need is a revival of humanism. Read Read more [...]
Submitted by: Jennifer Hancock A humanistic approach to business is a way of understanding the interrelated nature of the problems we are solving and the people for who and with whom we are working. We are never simply solving one problem. All the problems of the company are related. We don’t want to fix one problem and create another problem if we can avoid it. Read the full article here: http://humanisthappiness.blogspot.com/2015/11/critical-thinking-and-humanism-in.html Read more [...]