Trade-morals, their origin, growth and province

Trade-morals, their origin, growth and province

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THELIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES TRADE MORALS PAGE LECTURES PUBLISHED BY YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS MORALS IN MODERN BUSINESS. Addresses Edward D.by W. A. Barton Ed-HenryPage, George Alger, Holt, Hepburn, ward W. Bemis and McKeen.James cloth leather 162(Second printing) 12mo, binding, label, pages, Price delivered.$1.25Syllabi. net, EVERY-DAY ETHICS. Addresses Normanby Hapgood, Joseph E. Brooks Charles A. Prouty.Sterrett, John Leavitt, cloth leather 150 index. Pricebinding, label,12mo, pages, delivered.$1.25 net, INDUSTRY AND PROGRESS. NormanBy Hapgood. cloth 123 Price delivered.binding, pages. $1.25 net,12mo, PARTY AND PEOPLE. C.POLITICIAN, By Henry Emery. cloth 183 index. Price de-12mo, binding, pages, $1.25 net, livered. OF PUBLIC POLICY. Addresses W.by J. Jenks,QUESTIONS A. Piatt R. and Willard V.Andrew, Emory Johnson King. cloth leather 140 index. Price12mo, binding, label, pages, delivered.$1.25 net, TRADE MORALS: THEIR GROWTH AND PROV-ORIGIN, INCE. Edward D.By Page. 276 index. Pricecloth $1.5012mo, binding, pages, net, delivered. MORALSTRADE THEIR GROWTHORIGIN, AND PROVINCE BY EDWARD D. PAGE NEW HAVEN: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS MDCCCCXIV 1914COPYRIGHT, BY YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS First printed July, 1914, 1000 copies Bus. Admin.

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THELIBRARY
OF
THE UNIVERSITY
OF CALIFORNIA
LOSANGELESTRADE MORALSPAGE LECTURES
PUBLISHED BY YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
MORALS IN MODERN BUSINESS. Addresses Edward D.by
W. A. Barton Ed-HenryPage, George Alger, Holt, Hepburn,
ward W. Bemis and McKeen.James
cloth leather 162(Second printing) 12mo, binding, label, pages,
Price delivered.$1.25Syllabi. net,
EVERY-DAY ETHICS. Addresses Normanby Hapgood, Joseph
E. Brooks Charles A. Prouty.Sterrett, John Leavitt,
cloth leather 150 index. Pricebinding, label,12mo, pages,
delivered.$1.25 net,
INDUSTRY AND PROGRESS. NormanBy Hapgood.
cloth 123 Price delivered.binding, pages. $1.25 net,12mo,
PARTY AND PEOPLE. C.POLITICIAN, By Henry Emery.
cloth 183 index. Price de-12mo, binding, pages, $1.25 net,
livered.
OF PUBLIC POLICY. Addresses W.by J. Jenks,QUESTIONS
A. Piatt R. and Willard V.Andrew, Emory Johnson King.
cloth leather 140 index. Price12mo, binding, label, pages,
delivered.$1.25 net,
TRADE MORALS: THEIR GROWTH AND PROV-ORIGIN,
INCE. Edward D.By Page.
276 index. Pricecloth $1.5012mo, binding, pages, net,
delivered.MORALSTRADE
THEIR GROWTHORIGIN,
AND PROVINCE
BY
EDWARD D. PAGE
NEW HAVEN: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
MDCCCCXIV1914COPYRIGHT,
BY YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
First printed July, 1914, 1000 copiesBus. Admin.
Library
PREFACE
This book is the of a course of lecturesoutgrowth
delivered to the class at the Sheffieldgraduating
Scientific School of Yale in the ofUniversity spring
inTheir was to show some consecutive1911. object
form the of trade morals from the socialgrowth
and form the environmentmental conditions which
of business and to illustrate their andmen, meaning
in such a as if not to solvetopurpose way clarify
some difficulties which the men of our time areby
The lecturer took for a basis ofperplexed. granted
such as isknowledge possessed by undergraduate
students of the natural and social and thesciences,
effort was made to minds so onecarry prepared step
further toward the of some ofalong interpretation
the com-with which would soon beproblems they
to all of them were topelled cope. Nearly shortly
come into in incontact with business to it,engage
fact and he felt that it was thatimportant they
should make this start some definite notion ofwith
the values inand involved the businessproblems
side of their vocational career.
as I to the in theclass,My object, explained
introduction to the first was toimpromptu lecture,
with a broad in colors andpaint brush, bright maybe
with an of theoutlines,rough impressionistic picturevi PREFACE
interrelations of morals and mind in theirsociety,
effect the conduct of the business man. Theupon
artist who this has never been over-essays object
concerned with such details as he considers unessen-
tial to the of his and his materialseffect,production
he endeavors so to that shallmanage they compose
at a into a truthful of the wholeglance portrayal
scene or In like I have tosubject. spirit essayed
treat the ever vital of human itsquestion activity,
and the co-ordinateevolutionary progress develop-
ment of morals with reference andespecial appli-
cation to ofthe business our time.problems
in the intervals ofOriginally composed pressing
business demands and from books of reference,away
the lectures took a didactic Isomewhat whichform,
have not been at to alter. Their was topains object
and to lead men to ratherinstruct, think,average
than to be the medium of work linesoriginal along
of scientific So far as lean thediscovery. they upon
sister sciences of andsociology psychologybiology,
I have tried in them to restate in a and concisesimple
but sometimes from different ofform, vision,angles
inthe results arrived at by competent investigators
these fields. If there is in theanything original
of view here it must lie in such results aspoint taken,
be derived from a rather than anmay comprehensive
intensive of the conditions underliewhichscrutiny
the And businessentire fabric of business life. acts,
to famousMatthew Arnold'sparaphrase generaliza-
tion of fourths of civilizedmake threeconduct, may