Zen and Creative Management

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In Zen and Creative Management, Albert Low, Zen teacher and former business executive, combines Eastern and Western thought to provide mangers with a blueprint for better understanding, improved decision making, and increased awareness of society as a whole.
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Overview

In Zen and Creative Management, Albert Low, Zen teacher and former business executive, combines Eastern and Western thought to provide mangers with a blueprint for better understanding, improved decision making, and increased awareness of society as a whole.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804818834
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/15/1992
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 7.18 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1 Shareholder, Employee, Customer: The Basic Triad 1
2 The Basic Triad as a Field 11
3 A Question of Ownership 16
4 Management by Product 22
5 Structure/Process 29
6 Work and Organization 36
7 Not Two, Not One 53
8 Conflict and Growth 60
9 Staff and Line - The Battle Lines of Business 68
10 Three Structural Functions 76
11 Types of Work 88
12 Four Criteria 101
13 Center and Periphery - The Basic Polarity 109
14 Territory and the Manager 122
15 The Dilemma 141
16 Idea and the Four Criteria 156
17 Commitment, Capacity, and Ability 173
18 Zen and the Basic Polarity 193
19 Zen: Creativity Through the Dilemma 199
20 Zen as a Discipline for Managers 206
Appendix I 222
Appendix II 224
Notes 227
Bibliography 241
Index 251
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