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Requisite Holism Of Individuals As A Precondition For The Humankind’S Way Out From The 2008- Crisis

  • Simona Šarotar Žižek


    (Faculty for Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)

  • Matjaž Mulej


    (Faculty for Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)

  • Sonja Treven


    (Faculty for Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)

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    Actions and processes leading into, or out of, crises depend on humans’ decisions, including the ones taken in the name of organizations. Prerequisites for prevention of repetition of crises, as well as for their abolition, include requisitely holistic individuals. Hence the humans/organizations should look at humans as multilayered entities. In synergy, not only as a sum, we define humans as: (i) physical, (ii) mental, (iii) social, (iv) spiritual, (v) economic, and (vi) specialized professionals, i.e. entities, marked by requisitely, though not absolutely, holistic pattern of relatively permanent charac-teristics. All these and other attributes form synergies. This gives the basis for behaviour of individuals, including in their roles as employees. It offers a possible answer to crisis of 2008-, if the individuals evolve from being merely owners to requisitely holistic creators, who enjoy subjective and objective welfare more than the others. So far theory has covered requisite holism of approach, but not of individuals’ personalities.

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    Article provided by Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iasi.

    Volume (Year): 57 (2010)
    Issue (Month): (november)
    Pages: 399-419

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