Practical Wisdom in Management: Business Across Spiritual Traditions

1st Edition

Theodore Roosevelt Malloch

Routledge
Published October 25, 2014
Reference - 376 Pages
ISBN 9781783531318 - CAT# Y366723

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Summary

Practical Wisdom in Management is the first in-depth case-study book to explore how practical wisdom from spiritual and philosophical traditions inspires corporate culture and leadership. The outcome of the Practical Wisdom Initiative, between The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) and Yale University Center for Faith and Culture, it seeks to construct a bridge between the worlds of management and the spiritual and philosophical traditions.

Covering ten major worldwide religions, Theodore Malloch provides an overview of the practical wisdom of the major faith traditions for management. It includes case studies of over twenty multinational corporations focusing on their values, spiritual inspiration and business strategy. It features case studies on corporations including:

Ascension Health; Michelin; DANONE Group, Walmart; TOMS; Marriott; HSBC; Four Seasons; Guangzhou Eversunny Trading and Toyota.  It is essential reading for business leaders, researchers and students of business ethics and spirituality courses and includes full teaching guidance.

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