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

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2004, ©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: 0670031968 9780670031962 014200409X 9780142004098
OCLC Number: 60822742
Description: vi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I: Flow and happiness --
Leading the future --
The business of happiness --
Happiness in action --
Flow and growth --
Part II: Flow and organizations --
Why flow doesn't happen on the job --
Building flow in organizations --
Part III: Flow and the self --
The soul of business --
Creating flow in life --
The future of business.
Responsibility: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

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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 entry position to manager. As such it will become a classic text for anyone who values the contribution of individuals in the changing world of business."--BOOK JACKET.

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