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Flourishing enterprise : the new spirit of business

Author: Christopher LaszloJudy BrownJohn EhrenfeldMary Gorham, (Professional coach)Ilma Barros-PoseAll authors
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2014.
Series: Stanford Business Books
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The notion of responsible business has infiltrated our markets, and ""going green"" is now a part of our mindset. But, sustainability as we know it is not enough. Flourishing-the aspiration that humans and life in general will thrive on the planet forever-should be a key goal for every business today. This is a bold concept, like sustainability was a decade ago. Just as sustainability has become a matter of course,  Read more...
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Laszlo, Christopher.
Flourishing enterprise
(DLC) 2014021437
(OCoLC)880244249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Laszlo; Judy Brown; John Ehrenfeld; Mary Gorham, (Professional coach); Ilma Barros-Pose; Linda Robson, (Doctoral student); Roger Saillant; Dave Sherman, (Executive); Paul Werder
ISBN: 9780804793506 0804793506
OCLC Number: 884280091
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: From sustainability to flourishing --
Why this, why now? --
The roots of flourishing --
Introduction to the reflective practices --
Foundational, individual practices --
Team and organizational practices --
Systems-level practices --
Conclusion : the path forward.
Series Title: Stanford Business Books
Responsibility: Chris Laszlo and Judy Sorum Brown ; with John R. Ehrenfeld, Mary Gorham, Ilma Barros-Pose, Linda Robson, Roger Saillant, Dave Sherman, and Paul Werder.

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The notion of responsible business has infiltrated our markets, and ""going green"" is now a part of our mindset. But, sustainability as we know it is not enough. Flourishing-the aspiration that humans and life in general will thrive on the planet forever-should be a key goal for every business today. This is a bold concept, like sustainability was a decade ago. Just as sustainability has become a matter of course, so too will flourishing become a cornerstone of business tomorrow. How are companies to attain this big-picture goal? Drawing together decades of research along with in-depth intervi.

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