The Moral Capital of Leaders Why Virtue Matters (New Horizons in Leadership Studies Series) by Alejo Jose G. Sison

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Practical & applied ethics,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Social capital (Sociology),
  • Business Ethics,
  • Management - General,
  • Leadership

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9551122M
ISBN 101843760460
ISBN 109781843760467

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