The Spiritual Dimension of Business Ethics and by László Zsolnai

By László Zsolnai

This publication discloses the non secular size in company ethics and sustainability administration. Spirituality is known as a multiform look for which means which connects individuals with all residing beings and God or final truth. during this feel, spirituality is a crucial resource in social and financial lifestyles. the amount examines the religious orientations to nature and company in numerous cultural traditions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Sufism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism. It experiences how spirituality and ecology can give a contribution to reworking modern administration concept and praxis. It discusses new management roles and company types that emerge for sustainability in enterprise and exhibits how entrepreneurship may be encouraged by means of nature and spirituality in a significant way.

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Ratzinger develops a vision of a complete Greek rational tradition in synthesis with a Bible-based belief in God. One of the most extreme examples of the rationality that Ratzinger supports is his interpretation of the first sentence of the Bible: “In the beginning there was the logos”. God becomes the rationally acting being par excellence and is considered to be the rational creator. This Christianity therefore accepts 1 Inspiration for this chapter was found in K.  963–973). Spiritual Sustainability Management 29 the analogy between a divine and a human rationality.

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The main ideal of the Sufi school is to attain that perfection which Jesus Christ taught in the Bible, “Be ye perfect as your Father in Heaven is perfect”. The method of the Sufis has always been that of self-effacement; but the effacement of which self? Not that of the real self but of the false self (on which man depends, priding him or herself on being something in order to allow that real self to manifest in the world of appearances). The Sufi method works toward the unfolding of the soul: the self which is eternal, to which all power and beauty belong.

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