The manager and the monk : a discourse on prayer, profit, and principles / Jochen Zeitz and Anselm Grün

Author : Zeitz, Jochen
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An exploration of spirituality, values, and sustainability in businessWhen Jochen Zeitz and Anselm Grün first met onstage as "the manager and the monk," Zeitz was CEO and Chairman of Puma, and Father Grün was a monk serving as cellarer, the business manager of his Benedictine abbey. They came together to discuss their shared goal: what it means to lead and manage responsibly and sustainably in today's shifting world. Available for the first time in English, The Manager and the Monk features these topical essays and dialogues, drawing on sources as diverse as the Bible, contemporary religious thought, psychological theory, and the innovative "environmental profit & loss account" Zeitz developed for Puma. Together, Zeitz and Gr??n explore their intersecting definitions of prosperity, values, sustainability, among a host of other topics.Jochen Zeitz was CEO of Puma for 18 years and is founder, with Sir Richard Branson, of the B Team, a global initiative aimed at transforming the future of businessAnselm Grün is cellarer (business manager) of Münsterschwarzach Abbey in Germany, overseeing a staff of 300 in crafts such as beekeeping and brewing; and an internationally best-selling author of more than 300 books available in 35 languagesTranslated from an award-winning German book, Gott, Geld, und Gewissen, which has been translated into 11 languagesThe Manager and the Monk is a thoughtful, impassioned plea for how to manage responsibly in the modern world

Publisher : San Francisco : Jossey-Bass A John Wiley & Sons Imprint
Publish Year : 2013
Category : Social Enterprise
Page : 194 p
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