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The oath of management

M.L. Emiliani (Lean Behaviors, LLC, Wethersfield, CT, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management and Technology, Hartford, CT, USA)

Management Decision

ISSN: 0025-1747

Article publication date: 1 May 2000

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Abstract

Compares the management profession with the medical profession, in particular examining the Hippocratic oath. Suggests that as managers are the physicians of business, they should also abide by an oath, which is then proposed by the author.

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Emiliani, M.L. (2000), "The oath of management", Management Decision, Vol. 38 No. 4, pp. 261-262. https://doi.org/10.1108/00251740010694047

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