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Reclaiming higher ground : creating organizations that inspire the soul

Author: Lance H K Secretan
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writing to today's stressed-out businessperson, Secretan says: "Imagine yourself standing on higher ground. This higher ground is built on trust and integrity." Secretan presents a convincing case that by restoring emotion to the workplace, organizations can further empower their employees, thereby satisfying the employees' needs and the bottom line all at once. Only in that way does an organization demonstrate its
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance H K Secretan
ISBN: 0070579199 9780070579194
OCLC Number: 36819655
Description: xii, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Body and Soul --
2. Values-Centered Leadership --
3. Truth-Telling and Promise-keeping --
4. The Courage to Live with Grace --
5. The Alchemy of the Soul --
6. Blithe Spirit --
7. Soul Provider --
8. Soulspace --
9. Competitive Spirit --
10. Head First --
11. The Invisible Code --
12. Form Follows Function --
13. The Soul and the Muse --
14. Fuel for the Soul --
15. Soul Proprietor --
16. When Team Members Come and Go --
17. Community --
18. A Profit with Honor --
Epilogue: Some Thoughts about Building a Sanctuary for the Soulful Revolutionary.
Responsibility: Lance H.K. Secretan.

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A provocative look at adding "heart and soul" to the workplace to counter the growing trends of corporate stress. It aims to help business people at every level combat corporate stress so that the  Read more...

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schema:description"expense of the soul. In an entertaining mix of solid management know-how and inspirational guidance, he writes that individuals and organizations will flourish once again when we restore respect for the soul and create workplaces that are spiritual sanctuaries. Secretan deliberately puts forward more questions than answers as he guides us towards rediscovering our souls. He challenges ideas about business with unique concepts that are practical and that work. He raises."@en
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