Masculinity and the link with the banking crisis – An article, co-authored by Professor Knights and Maria Tullberg of Gothenberg University, on the role of masculinity in the ongoing financial crisis has been published in the July issue of Organisation journal.

“Perhaps what we need is an ethics that is based on developing a virtuous self where morality is not about gaining advantage or avoiding punishment but becomes an end in itself. Of course the cure of collective morality conflicts with Western ideologies that since Adam Smith support individual self-interest on the basis that it has a ‘hidden hand’ of collective benefit. If nothing else, the global financial crisis exposed that myth and we all are suffering the consequences.” more>


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