Conversations about Calling: Advancing Management by Valerie L. Myers

By Valerie L. Myers

Conversations approximately Calling explores administration views of the calling build. utilizing Max Weber’s seminal paintings, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, as a place to begin, Myers seeks to complement administration views of calling through integrating the contributions of different disciplines to the literature on calling.

While the observe 'calling' is casually used as shorthand for 'my excellent job', the calling thought has provoked deeper and sundry curiosity among the secular and spiritual circles of either students and practitioners. based round the notion of 4 conversations, the ebook goals to advertise a holistic exam of calling. every one dialog has a unique concentration, elucidating vital dimensions of calling, and jointly they supply a very accomplished view. Part I of the booklet examines present conversations in administration, whereas part II explores calling throughout disciplines and eras, from the 1500s to the current. ultimately, part III unifies all conversations in a finished idea, then discusses its software and implications for practitioners and organizations.

With a powerful theoretical grounding, the publication additionally accommodates functional purposes supported through case reports. somebody attracted to ethics or administration and spirituality will make the most of examining this booklet.


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