Tag: Michael Pirson

Humanistic Management – A Framework for thinking

the Humanistic framework is to understand that our objective is to balance those drives. And that the current economistic model puts acquiring at the center and that defending, bonding and comprehending are put in service of acquiring.  A Humanistic model – in contrast – has all those drives – in balance. 

Dignity- the missing link

Michael Pirson won the Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division’s Best Book Award at this year’s Academy of Management Conference. He is an associate professor at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University . Dr Johanne Grosvold, Deputy Director of the Centre for Business, Organisations and Society, chaired the SIM Division’s Best Book Award Committee, and as such was privy to all the books nominated for this year’s award. It was an extremely competitive field, yet the committee was unanimous in its assessment of which book should be the winner of the award in 2018. Michael Pirson’s book Humanistic Management offers a timely and novel reminder of the importance of human dignity.

Humanistic management sucks less and is better for your health

Submitted by Ben Teehankee of De La Salle University The View From Taft By Michael Pirson   How are you doing? How well did you sleep last night? Being asked about your well-being and the quality of your sleep may reveal important insights for good organizing practices. If these questions are asked with authentic curiosity, the resulting insights could transform businesses. That is at least what more and more CEOs are finding out. Not so long ago, Arianna Huffington, Read more [...]

Michael Pirson

Michael Pirson is a father of three young sons. He is an Associate Professor of Management, Global Sustainability, and Social Entrepreneurship at Fordham University and Research Fellow at Harvard University. He co-founded the Humanistic Management Network and is the editor of the Journal of Humanistic Management. Michael is a full member of the Club of Rome, an international think-tank which acts as “a global catalyst for change.” Biograpghy Read more [...]