The Humanistic Management Network advocates a paradigm shift away from economistic views on market activities towards a humanistic approach. To move from criticism of the status quo towards a fruitful discourse on alternatives we are developing a three stepped approach defining what humanistic management is. This three stepped approach consists of:
Together these steps lead to views on managerial tasks that are aligned to human nature and cater to a live conducive economy. It (re)establishes a role of business grounded in the need for market activities to serve people rather than vice versa, thus laying the foundation for a sustainable economy.