ISBN 9780761932970,Corporate Soul : The Monk Within the Manager

Corporate Soul : The Monk Within the Manager



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9780761932970

ISBN-10 0761932976


Number of Pages 300 Pages
Language (English)


his delightful and thought-provoking book is aimed at the new manager who seeks to blend materialism with spirituality. Encapsulating the wisdom of the finest ancient schools of thought, Moid Siddiqui correlates them to key elements that define modern management. Drawing from time-tested concepts in Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Indian, Islamic and Christian philosophy, he discusses: - Wisdom, what it is and how it applies in both life and business - The dynamics of looking beyond profit and creating value - Change, its inevitability and how to manage change while retaining stability - The importance and power of values, virtue and purpose in organizations - Business values and their importance in creating growth-focused and profitable organisations Table of Contents I. ETERNAL TEACHINGS: Introduction Eternal Wisdom II. CHINESE VISTA: Wu Wei?The Dance of Change The Power of Purpose Build on Values The Practice of Virtue Tai Chi?The Perfect Balance III. WISDOM FROM ANCIENT INDIA: Buddha`s Cosmic Truths Learning from the Bhagvad Gita Panchatantra?Wisdom for All Ages IV. LEARNING FROM JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM: Revisiting the Torah and the Gospel?Ethics and Integrity Islamic Corporate Governance Sufi Sagacity V. THE WRAP UP: Pearls of Wisdom from the Greeks Corporate Reality