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The Leader's Way - The Art of Making the Right Decisions in Our Careers, Our Companies, and the World at Large (Hardcover) Loot Price: R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 You Save: R104 (24%)

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The Leader's Way - The Art of Making the Right Decisions in Our Careers, Our Companies, and the World at Large (Hardcover)

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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Born out of a decade of discussion between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and international management consultant Laurens van den Muyzenberg, "The Leader's Way" is the unique meeting of two worlds: the global business landscape and Buddhism. At first sight, these seem to be an unlikely pairing. After a closer look, however, the best business practices and Buddhist principles in fact have much in common; both are concerned with making rational, holistic decisions and turning them into responsible, effective action. Indeed, the teachings of Buddhism have much to offer business leaders.
The world today faces many unique challenges: the worst global recession in over seventy-five years, with millions out of jobs and entire economies in a tailspin; billions of people living in abject poverty; the imminent threat of an environmental meltdown. Even prosperous businesses and leaders feel insecure about the future. A new kind of leadership is needed-one that sees events as they really are and understands the interconnectedness, impermanence, and interdependence of individuals, companies, and the global economic system.
Through fascinating insights and day-to-day examples, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers practical tools and advice on how to lead in our twenty-first-century world. Drawing on the wise teachings of Buddhism, he says, we can become better, more informed leaders as individuals, achieve more progressive leadership in our organizations, and help address some of the world's most pressing problems. Moreover, we can improve the quality of life for all by promoting responsible, ethical, and profitable business practices. "That" is the leader's way.
A rewarding, surprising view into the life and thoughts of one of the world's most inspiring leaders, "The Leader's Way" provides a powerful manifesto for leading change at every level-in our lives, our organizations, and the wider world.

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Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2009
First published: July 2009
Authors: His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Dimensions: 244 x 164 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Sewn / Cloth over boards / With dust jacket
Pages: 218
ISBN-13: 978-0-385-52780-4
Barcode: 9780385527804
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LSN: 0-385-52780-2

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