Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 285–286

Make Money, Not War: A Brief Critique of Sun Tzu's The Art of War

Authors

  • Blaine McCormick
    • Hankamer School of Business, Department of ManagementBaylor University
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1026422414964

Cite this article as:
McCormick, B. Journal of Business Ethics (2001) 29: 285. doi:10.1023/A:1026422414964

Abstract

Sun Tzu's text of The Art of War remains a bestsellingand oft-referenced practioner's book. However, its generalizabilityto the current business environment is questionable. This reviewexamines two central tenets of the book – warfare anddeception – and critiques their relevance in lightof current business practice.

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