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Digging deeper : how purpose-driven enterprises create real value

Author: Dietmar Sternad; James J Kennelly; Finbarr Bradley
Publisher: Saltaire, UK : Greenleaf Publishing Limited, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the primary purpose of business? The standard answer is "making profits," but some visionary entrepreneurs and leaders fundamentally disagree. Instead of just making money, the choose to "dig deeper" and make a difference through creating real value--improving the lives of others even as they find deeper meaning in their own. These leaders build enterprises that provide identity and a sense of purpose,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dietmar Sternad; James J Kennelly; Finbarr Bradley
ISBN: 9781783535385 1783535385 9781783535392 1783535393
OCLC Number: 972726221
Description: xvii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. In search of real value --
2. Long-term orientation: creating value for generations --
3. Lasting relationships: cooperation instead of competition --
4. Local roots: the place-based enterprise --
5. Limits of recognition: self-restraint works wonders --
6. Learning community: rooting innovation in meaning --
7. Leadership responsibility: individual who make a difference --
8. Conclusion: business for a better life.
Responsibility: Dietmar Sternad, James J. Kennelly and Finbarr Bradley.

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Digging Deeper reveals an alternative to a myopic capitalism. Remarkable examples from around the world vividly demonstrate how enterprises can create real value through focusing on the 6 Ls,  Read more...

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Digging Deeper reveals the basic principles of how enterprises that create real value operate and why they are successful. It is a book that, unlike others in this sphere, unearths the roots of real Read more...

 
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