What is good organization and how do we pursue it as practitioners, students and scholars of organizations? That is the theme for this virtual special issue in Management Learning. Good organization is a theme of perennial relevance; a topic defined more by the ethical vitality of how we entertain a set of open-ended and contested questions than a body of knowledge with final answers. Recently this set of questions have moved from issues of excellence and innovation to matters of corporate social responsibility and sustainability, and from there to renewed interest in prosocial motivation, giving behavior at work and to compassion and care as burgeoning research fields of their own.
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– Arne Carlsen, Miha Skerlavaj and Anders Dysvik