Wisdom of Solomon at Work: Ancient Virtues for Living and Leading Todayby Charles C Manz, Karen P Manz, Robert D Marx, Christopher P Neck
The Old Testament is a source of wisdom that is relevant to contemporary life, both to those with Judeo-Christian backgrounds and to those of other faiths. The dramatic stories found in the ancient text illustrating the faith of Job, the courage of David, the compassion of Ruth, the justice of Moses reveal the virtues needed to live a meaningful life.
The Old Testament is a source of wisdom that is relevant to contemporary life, both to those with Judeo-Christian backgrounds and to those of other faiths. The dramatic stories found in the ancient text illustrating the faith of Job, the courage of David, the compassion of Ruth, the justice of Moses reveal the virtues needed to live a meaningful life. Not only that, these stories raise timeless questions about the human condition that today's readers can apply to their professional lives.
This book grew out of the authors' thinking about key issues and questions they face in work and life. Together, the authors represent Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish heritages, and a wide age range.
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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.
"Charles C. Manz" is a speaker, consultant, and best-selling business author who has written more than 100 articles and 14 books. He won the Stybel-Peabody National Book Award, and his work has been featured in many national business publications, including the "Wall Street Journal, Fortune," and "Success." He received the prestigious Marvin Bower Fellowship at the Harvard Business School and is currently the Nirenberg Professor of Business Leadership in the School of Management at the University of Massachusetts. His clients have included 3M, Ford, Xerox, General Motors, American Express, and many others.
"Christopher P. Neck" is a nationally known motivational speaker, consultant, and author. He has been quoted extensively in numerous international outlets, including the "Wall Street Journal," the "Washington Post," and the "Los Angeles Times." His books include "Medicine for the Mind: Healing Words to Help You Soar" (1997), "For Team Members Only: Making Your Workplace Team Productive and Hassle-Free" (1997), and "The Wisdom of Solomon at Work" (2001). He is currently an associate professor of management at Virginia Tech.
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