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Practical Wisdom in Management Business Across Spiritual Traditions

By Theodore Roosevelt Malloch Copyright 2015
    376 Pages
    by Routledge

    376 Pages
    by Routledge

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    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.

    Foreword Gilbert Lessen, President, Academy of Business in SocietyBackgroundCASE STUDIESCatholicism1. Ascension Health2. Michelin3. DANONE GroupProtestantism4. ServiceMaster5. Johnson & Johnson6. Walmart7. Herman Miller8. TOMS Shoes9. Cummins10. Marriott11. HSBC12. Habitat for HumanityJudaism13. Four SeasonsConfucianism14. Guangzhou Eversunny Trading CompanyIslam15. Grameen Bank16. National Bank of KuwaitBuddhism17. Whole Foods MarketShintoism18. Toyota Motor co.Hinduism19. InfosysZoroastrianism20. Tata GroupHumanism21. Kraft22. TimberlandConclusionAbout the authorIndex


    Theodore Roosevelt Malloch