Religion and contemporary management: Moses as a model for effective leadership

Although few might think of Moses as a ‘leader’ in the contemporary business and political sense, Moses is not only among the most significant leaders in Western civilization but is also arguably the quintessential example of a powerful leader from whom much can be learned by anyone entering and occ...

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Main Author: Wolak, Arthur J.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: London Anthem Press 2016.
Further subjects:B Leadership
B Moses ; (Biblical leader)
B Leadership in the Bible
B Moses (Biblical leader)
B Management
B Moses
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9781783085996
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Summary:Although few might think of Moses as a ‘leader’ in the contemporary business and political sense, Moses is not only among the most significant leaders in Western civilization but is also arguably the quintessential example of a powerful leader from whom much can be learned by anyone entering and occupying leadership positions. Various types of leadership approaches are considered that have been advocated by scholars over the past century. Moses’ example as described in the Bible is analyzed to assert why Moses’ approach makes for an appropriate and compelling form of leadership today.
Ancient leadership for present times -- Defining leadership -- Leaders and managers -- Heroism, charisma, and their limitations -- Empathic leadership -- Humility, the antithesis of arrogance -- Moses' essential leadership skills -- Assessing Moses' leadership style
Item Description:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Aug 2017)
ISBN:1783086009