The Foundations of Organizational Evil, 1st Edition

  • Carole L Jurkiewicz
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  • ISBN-10: 0765625601
  • ISBN-13: 9780765625601
  • DDC: 302.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 326 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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The Foundations of Organizational Evil argues that the existence and maintenance of an evil organization is a complex interaction of individuals, organizations, and environmental factors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Nature of Organizational Evil.
2: Evil at Work.
3: The Dynamics of Administrative Evil in Organizations.
4: Machiavellians and Organizational Evil.
5: Evil in Public Administration: A Contrary Perspective.
6: On the Psychology of Evil in Interpersonal and Corporate Contexts.
7: Understanding Organizational Evil.
8: Power in Organizations: Good vs. Evil.
9: Holy Evil.
10: Imagining and Managing Organizational Evil.
11: For “the Greater Good”: Exposing the Parody of Necessary Evil—Exemplars from Organizational Life.
12: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa: Understanding Roots of and Responses to Societal Evil.
13: Unconsciousness and Organizational Evil.
14: The Four Roots of Organizational Evil.
15: Faces of Organizational Evil.
16: The Evil of Utopia.
17: Lawyers' Ethics in Decline.
18: The Moral Dimension of Security Outsourcing.
19: Devolution.
20: Organizational Systemic Factors of Evil in an Academic University Culture.
About the Editor and Contributors.