Time, Story, Corporate Self-Understanding, and Personal Accomplishment

  • Robert A. GahlJr.Email author


Psychology, managerial theory, neuroscience, and narrative philosophy can be integrated to offer a more effective understanding and pursuit of human flourishing. The aforementioned disciplines offer appreciation for the relationship between one’s life story and its temporal components in the pursuit of strategic corporate goals. Making explicit the corporate story facilitates achieving both personal and corporate accomplishment. Aristotelian ethics, mindfulness, positive psychology, and cognitive behavioral techniques of ACT can complement one another for increasing human well-being, both individual and corporate.


Story Narrative Personal accomplishment Virtues Aristotle ACT Neuroscience Positive psychology Mindfulness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of PhilosophyPontifical University of Santa CroceRomeItaly

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