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Good business : leadership, flow, and the making of meaning

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Good Business, the author of the groundbreaking Flow: the psychology of optimal experience reveals the values that have served these leaders as a blueprint for doing business that is "good" in both senses: the material and the spiritual." "While Good business draws primarily on the experiences of leaders of major corporations, the lessons it teaches are relevant for improving one's work life at any level - from  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
ISBN: 034073972X 9780340739723
OCLC Number: 52334360
Description: vi, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Flow and Happiness --
1. Leading the Future --
2. The Business of Happiness --
3. Happiness in Action --
4. Flow and Growth --
Pt. II. Flow and Organizations --
5. Why Flow Doesn't Happen on the Job --
6. Building Flow in Organizations --
Pt. III. Flow and the Self --
7. The Soul of Business --
8. Creating Flow in Life --
9. The Future of Business.
Responsibility: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

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"Flow" is a state of concentration so focused that it amounts to complete absorption in an activity. In this text, the author applies his studies of flow, and shows how to achieve that level of  Read more...

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