The Manager and the Monk: A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles [NOOK Book]

Overview

The international, award-winning book already translated into 15 languages—now available in English

"The Manager and The Monk isa book for leaders who aspire to evolve their way of thinking and acting by keeping an open mind, to make for a better world."

Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group

"The Manager and the Monk is a great example of the new partnership between ...

See more details below
The Manager and the Monk: A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$14.99
BN.com price
(Save 44%)$26.95 List Price
Note: This NOOK Book can be purchased in bulk. Please email us for more information.

Overview

The international, award-winning book already translated into 15 languages—now available in English

"The Manager and The Monk isa book for leaders who aspire to evolve their way of thinking and acting by keeping an open mind, to make for a better world."

Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group

"The Manager and the Monk is a great example of the new partnership between matter and Spirit, business and spirituality, effectiveness and meaning. This is where we must go!"

Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Center for Action and Contemplation and author, Falling Upward and Immortal Diamond

"The Manager and the Monk, scaling very different pyramids of success, meet at a single summit in the same world—a world of competition, but also of heightened awareness, hope, and wonder."

John Elkington, cofounder, SustainAbility and Volans; coauthor,The Power of Unreasonable People

"The Manager and the Monk is a vibrant, beautifully articulated, and stunningly fresh narrative that takes you on a unique literary adventure that can't but help to leave you inspired. Not only does it allow for an intimate insight into the world of two extraordinary characters, but it also masterfully articulates the processes we will all require, if we are tolearn tosculpt a more positive outcome towards our collective future."

David de Rothschild, founder, Sculpt the Future Foundation, and author,The Live Earth Global Warming Survival HandbookandPlastiki

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“[The Manager and the Monk] reassures and awakens readers to life and business choices that celebrate generosity, honesty, and authenticity.”
—SUCCESS Magazine

The Manager and The Monk is a book for leaders who aspire to evolve their way of thinking and acting by keeping an open mind, to make for a better world.”
—Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group

The Manager and the Monk is a great example of the new partnership between matter and Spirit, business and spirituality, effectiveness and meaning. This is where we must go!”
—Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Center for Action and Contemplation and author, Falling Upward and Immortal Diamond

The Manager and the Monk, scaling very different pyramids of success, meet at a single summit in the same world—a world of competition, but also of heightened awareness, hope, and wonder.”
—John Elkington, cofounder, SustainAbility and Volans; coauthor,The Power of Unreasonable People

The Manager and the Monk is a vibrant, beautifully articulated, and stunningly fresh narrative that takes you on a unique literary adventure that can't but help to leave you inspired. Not only does it allow for an intimate insight into the world of two extraordinary characters, but it also masterfully articulates the processes we will all require, if we are to learn to sculpt a more positive outcome towards our collective future.”
—David de Rothschild, founder, Sculpt the Future Foundation, and author,The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook and Plastiki

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118555002
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 526 KB

Meet the Author

Jochen Zeitz is director of PPR and chairman of its board's sustainable development committee, after having been CEO of the Sport and Lifestyle division and chief sustainability officer of PPR since 2010. Prior to this, Zeitz served 18 years as chairman and CEO of PUMA. He founded the non-profit Zeitz Foundation of Intercultural Ecosphere Safety, and with Sir Richard Branson is founder and cochair of The B Team. He has been a member of the board of directors of Harley-Davidson since 2007 and is on the advisory board of TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity).

For more information, please visit www.zeitzfoundation.org or follow Jochen on Twitter via @JochenZeitz.

Father Anselm Grün, OSB, Th.D, is the cellarer, or financial manager, of the Mnsterschwarzach Abbey, near Wrzburg, Germany. At age 19 he became a Benedictine monk at Mnsterschwarzach Abbey, learning the art of leading others based on the Rule of St. Benedict of Nursia. He also studied philosophy, theology, and business administration, and is an internationally best-selling author whose books are available in 35 languages.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 SUCCESS 1

2 PROSPERITY 19

3 CULTURE 31

4 VALUES 49

5 ACTING ETHICALLY 65

6 THE ENVIRONMENT 79

7 COMMERCE 95

8 SUSTAINABILITY 117

9 STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES 133

10 RESPONSIBILITY 147

11 AWARENESS 159

Notes 177

Acknowledgments 179

About the Authors 183

Index 187

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)