Leading Consciously addresses the issues of motivation, decision-making, communication, time management, effective learning, work psychology, organizational development, and self-mastery. The author weaves together the insights of some of the most remarkable leaders of the world whose lives embody great truths about leadership and self-transformation, masters such as M. K. Gandhi, Edmund Hillary, Mother Teresa, and Albert Einstein.
Debashis Chatterjee is an international management thinker, Fulbright scholar, corporate philosopher, mystic, and writer. He is a member of the faculty in Behavioral Sciences at the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow, India. An immensely popular speaker on the themes of spirituality and modern management, Chatterjee organizes frequent leadership retreats for diverse audiences of executives, doctors, scientists, political leaders, and social service workers in India and around the world.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Peter Senge * Leadership and Personal Mastery * Leadership and Consciousness * Leadership and Work * Leadership and Organization * Leadership and Communication * Leadership and Human Values * Leadership and Love * Nature's Manuscript: The Leadership Manual * Epilogue: The Sacred Path of Leadership
'I expect this book to be a landmark in the journey toward cultivating the human side of enterprise....In an era entranced by 'the new' our greatest hope, ironically, may lie in rediscovering 'the old.'...This is a precious book. I hope it finds its way into the hands of readers who are as committed to the future as is its author.'
Peter M. Senge, author, The 5th Discipline
¦Debashis offers, through experiential methods, an opportunity for individuals to experience the power of the mind through visioning, concentration, and focusing on personal and corporate change.¦
¦Tom Phillips, Plant Manager, Ford Motor Company
¦A refreshing contrast to our conventional management wisdom.¦
¦Dr. Kenneth Goodpaster, former professor, Harvard Business School
¦Chatterjee is a teacher of great magnitude. Cheerfully negotiating the corporate world, carrying light and water to the desert, he makes a difference.¦
¦Dr. Jan Thatcher in The Edge