Zen Lessons: The Art of Leadership

Zen Lessons: The Art of Leadership

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by Thomas Cleary
     
 

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This guide to enlightened conduct for people in positions of authority is based on the teachings of several great Chinese Zen masters. Drawing on private records, letters, and long-lost documents of the Song dynasty (tenth to thirteenth centuries), Zen Lessons consists of short excerpts written in language that is accessible to the reader without any

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This guide to enlightened conduct for people in positions of authority is based on the teachings of several great Chinese Zen masters. Drawing on private records, letters, and long-lost documents of the Song dynasty (tenth to thirteenth centuries), Zen Lessons consists of short excerpts written in language that is accessible to the reader without any background in Eastern philosophy. This book serves as a guide to recognizing the qualities of a genuine Zen teacher; it also serves as a study of the character and conduct necessary for the mastery of any position of power and authority—whether religious, social, political, or organizational.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570628832
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/20/2004
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
644,642
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Cleary holds a Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. He is the translator of more than fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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Zen Lessons: The Art of Leadership 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
There are some management pearls to be found on this recording, but they are delivered bite-sized, in fortune-cookie style. And the monotonous 'I'm trying to hypnotize you' tone seemed forced. Perhaps that's what I deserve for trying to drive and learn at the same time.