The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus: Practical Lessons for Today [NOOK Book]

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Like the best-selling Jesus: CEO, this powerful book draws on the teachings of Christ to inspire business leaders. Unlike that book, however, The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus focuses on practical, interpersonal management skills rather than visionary leadership. Charles Manz shows managers how to motivate and empower employees every day using the wisdom of Jesus.
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The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus: Practical Lessons for Today

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Overview

Like the best-selling Jesus: CEO, this powerful book draws on the teachings of Christ to inspire business leaders. Unlike that book, however, The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus focuses on practical, interpersonal management skills rather than visionary leadership. Charles Manz shows managers how to motivate and empower employees every day using the wisdom of Jesus.
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The idea that a happy workforce is an effective one isn't new. However, organizational consultant Manz (Business Without Bosses, Wiley, 1993) brings a fresh approach to the concept, showing how the deeper vision of the gospels can teach business leaders to emphasize commitment over a bottom-line agenda by recognizing the value and contribution of every individual. Applying lessons from Jesus' parables to the corporation, Manz illustrates the effectiveness of "mustard-seed power": that truthfulness, humility, compassion, forgiveness, and love are the farthest-reaching approaches a leader can use to inspire others to contribute their best work efforts. Written for a broad audience, this is suitable for both public and corporate libraries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609940065
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Series: 0
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 925,829
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

CHARLES C. MANZ, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Management at Arizona State University. He is coauthor of SuperLeadership: Leading Others to Lead Themselves and the author of Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence.
HENRY P. SIMS, Jr. Ph.D., is Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Maryland. He is coauthor of SuperLeadership: Leading Others to Lead Themselves, The New Leadership Paradigm, and The Thinking Organization.

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