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  • ISBN-13: 9780750605090
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Publication date: 2/28/1993
  • Series: Management Readers
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 242

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1 What is mission? 1
2 Mission and motivation 16
Higher and lower needs 19
One more time: how do you motivate employees? 27
Human nature: why is it elusive? 44
Man waiting for motivation 55
Human resources and philosophy 81
3 Mission and culture 88
The Z organization 90
Values: the core of the culture 107
Minerva's Owl: building a corporate value system 121
Helping men grow 128
Great companies make meaning 135
4 Mission and leadership 155
The nature of executive responsibility 158
The case for institutionalizing values 176
Attention through vision 192
Securicor 204
5 Mission and ethics 227
Ethics and competitiveness - putting first things first 229
What is 'business ethics'? 234
What is necessary for corporate moral excellence? 250
Ethics as a way of life 264
6 Mission and mission statements 269
The company mission as a strategic tool 272
How companies define their mission 288
How to write a purpose statement 305
The effectiveness of corporate codes of ethics 313
7 Do you have a good mission statement? 324
Bibliography 340
Index 351
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