Saving the World at Work: What Companies and Individuals Can Do to Go Beyond Making a Profit to Making a Difference

Saving the World at Work: What Companies and Individuals Can Do to Go Beyond Making a Profit to Making a Difference

by Tim Sanders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0385523572

ISBN-13: 2900385523577

Pub. Date: 09/16/2008

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

How? Through simple acts of leadership and compassion. Open up this book and discover the true stories of people whose actions have caused a chain reaction at work and in their communities. Among them: A manager who gives an employee some supportive praise, and as a result literally saves his life (page 229). A sales manager who gets a copy of a groundbreaking book…  See more details below

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How? Through simple acts of leadership and compassion. Open up this book and discover the true stories of people whose actions have caused a chain reaction at work and in their communities. Among them: A manager who gives an employee some supportive praise, and as a result literally saves his life (page 229). A sales manager who gets a copy of a groundbreaking book that leads to a transformation of the company's operations. As a result, hundreds of millions of pounds of carpet waste avoid the landfill, and the company sparks a revolution in its industry (page 12).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900385523577
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/16/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256

Table of Contents


The Responsibility Revolution     1
The Power of One Revolutionary     3
The Nature of Business Revolutions     16
Phase One: A Change in Circumstances     25
Phase Two: The Rise of a New Value System     30
Phase Three: The Arrival of the Innovators     44
Phase Four: Disruption     68
Phase Five: The New Order     86
The Saver Soldier     93
The Six Laws of the Saver Soldier     95
The Practice of Being Good     117
Assess     119
Act: Save Your People     125
Act: Save Your Communities     159
Act: Save Your Planet     177
Influence     204
Good Gravy: The Power of Being a Saver Soldier     222
If Not You, Then Who?     226
Acknowledgments     235
Index     237

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