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Insights for managers from Confucius to Gandhi, Harold Bierman, Donald Schnedeker

Insights for managers from Confucius to Gandhi
Insights for managers from Confucius to Gandhi
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Harold Bierman, Donald Schnedeker
This unique book brings together thoughts of great men and women, not found elsewhere as a complete set, that hold special interest for managers. The ideas contained within are universal and apply to all aspects of civilization; as such, they are relevant to both work and life.The book also provides prime examples of how influential thinkers use language to effectively convey their arguments and intentions - an arguably invaluable tool for modern managers. It serves as a source of indispensable advice for business professionals and the general public
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Insights for managers from Confucius to Gandhi, Harold Bierman, Donald Schnedeker
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  • Ch. 1. Confucius. 1. Wit and wisdom -- ch. 2. Laozi (also Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao-Tzu, Laotze) 1. The evidence of simplicity -- ch. 3. Aristotle. 1. The subject of ethics is the good for man -- ch. 4. Murasaki Shikibu (Lady Murasaki). 1. The tale of Genji -- ch. I. -- Kiritsubo -- ch. 5. Bernier. 1. The divided horsecloth -- ch. 6. Niccolo Machiavelli. 1. ch. XXII. -- Ministers. 2. ch. XXV. -- How far fortune influences the things of this world, and how far she may be resisted -- ch. 7. Francis Bacon. 1. Of studies. 2. Icarus and Scylla and Charybdis, or the Middle Way. Explained of mediocrity in natural and moral philosophy -- ch. 8. William Shakespeare. 1. Hamlet, Act I. Sc. III -- ch. 9. Thomas Hobbes. 1. Introduction. 2. ch. IX. -- Of the several subjects of knowledge. 3. ch. X. -- On power, worth, dignity, honour, and worthiness -- ch. 10. Rene Descartes. 1. Discourse on the method of rightly conducting the reason and seeking the truth in the sciences. 1.1. pt. I
  • Ch. 11 Jean-Jacques Rousseau. 1. A discourse upon the origin and the foundation of the inequality among mankind -- ch. 12. Adam Smith. 1. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations Book I -- Of the causes of improvement in the productive power of labour and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people. ch. I. -- Of the division of labour. 2. ch. II. -- Of the principle which gives occasion to the division of labour. 3. Book II -- Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock. 3.1. Introduction. 4. ch. II. -- Of restraints upon the importation from foreign countries of such goods as can be produced at home -- ch. 13. George Washington. 1. Farewell address -- ch. 14. John Adams. 1. Independence -- ch. 15. Patrick Henry. 1. An appeal to arms. 2. Give me liberty, or give me death -- ch. 16. Thomas Jefferson. 1. Inaugural address -- ch. 17. Thomas Paine. 1. These are the times that try men's souls
  • Ch. 18. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1. Self-reliance. 2. Compensation. 3. Power -- ch. 19. Abraham Lincoln. 1. Lincoln at Gettysburg
  • Ch. 20. Karl Heinrich Marx. 1. ch. IV -- Position of the communists in relation to the various existing opposition parties -- ch. 21. Andrew Carnegie. 1. Labor -- The upward march of labor. 2. The final relation between capital and labor -- labor and capital partners -- ch. 22. Alfred Marshall. 1. ch. V. -- The scope of economics. 2. ch. VIII. -- Industrial organization -- ch. 23. Russell Conwell. 1. Acres of diamonds. ch. 24. Elbert Hubbard. 1. Publisher's preface. 2. Apologia. 3. A message to Garcia -- ch. 25. Louis Brandeis. 1. Industrial democracy. 2. Absolutism in industry. ch. 26 Thorstein Veblen. 1. An early experiment in trusts -- ch. 27. Alfred North Whitehead. 1. On foresight. 2. Requisites for social progress -- ch. 28. O. Henry. 1. The gift of the Magi. 2. The unknown quantity -- ch. 29. George Santayana. 1. The last puritan, a memoir in the form of a novel -- Epilogue -- ch. 30. Irving Fisher. 1. The risk element -- ch. 31. W.E.B. DuBois. 1. The black United States -- ch. 32. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi). 1. The birth of Satyagraha -- ch. 33. Calvin Coolidge. 1. The supports of civilization. 2. Thought, the master of things. 3. The press under a free government. 4. Government and business -- ch. 34. Alfred E. Smith. 1. Post-election radio address -- ch. 35. Owen D. Young. 1. General electric develops a labor policy -- ch. 36. William O. Douglas. 1. ch. I. -- The forces of disorder. 1.1. Destructive forces in finance. 1.2. The "curse of bigness". 2. ch. V. -- Corporation managements -- ch. 37. Arthur E. Nilsson. 1. Making securities secure -- ch. 38. Fred Schwed, Jr. 1. ch. VIII. -- Investment -- many questions and a few answers
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