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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 kick off point, Myers seeks to complement administration views of calling through integrating the contributions of alternative disciplines to the literature on calling.


While the be aware 'calling' is casually used as shorthand for 'my excellent job', the calling idea has provoked deeper and sundry curiosity among the secular and spiritual circles of either students and practitioners. based round the proposal of 4 conversations, the e-book goals to advertise a holistic exam of calling. each one dialog has a distinct concentration, elucidating vital dimensions of calling, and jointly they supply a very complete view. Part I of the publication examines current conversations in administration, whereas part II explores calling throughout disciplines and eras, from the 1500s to the current. eventually, part III unifies all conversations in a accomplished conception, then discusses its software and implications for practitioners and organizations.


With a robust theoretical grounding, the publication additionally accommodates useful purposes supported by means of case reports. somebody attracted to ethics or administration and spirituality will take advantage of examining this ebook.


 


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