Business Administration Education: Changes in Management and Leadership Strategies

Hardcover | July 17, 2012

EditorJoan Marques, Satinder Dhiman, Svetlana Holt

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A dynamic collaboration of nine experienced scholars, this timely work shares their rich blend of experiences and insights on emerging paradigms. They call for greater awareness through a holistic view, explore effects of change in education, and include analysis on the global context and the future. This multifaceted work will assist students, scholars, and practitioners in attaining and maintaining excellence in an evolving world.

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A dynamic collaboration of nine experienced scholars, this timely work shares their rich blend of experiences and insights on emerging paradigms. They call for greater awareness through a holistic view, explore effects of change in education, and include analysis on the global context and the future. This multifaceted work will assist ...

JOAN MARQUES is a faculty member and chair of the BBA Program at Woodbury University's School of Business. She also co-founded the Business Renaissance Institute, BRI, and the Academy of Spirituality and Professional Excellence, ASPEX, through which she regularly interacts with management scholars and practitioners, and publishes thre...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.84 × 5.75 × 0.77 inPublished:July 17, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780230341036

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PART 1: EMERGING PARADIGMS IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENTChapter 1: The Essence of Being There: Wakefulness as a Strategic Leadership Tool - Joan MarquesChapter 2: Social Responsibility: Caring for People, Products, Peace, Preservation, and Planet - Satinder DhimanChapter 3: Measure and Manage: Intangible Assets Metric Standards for Sustainability - William P. Fisher, Jr.Chapter 4: Knowing Our Audience: Business Leaders Need Better Tools and Techniques to Connect with Consumers - Michael P. LevensPART II: EMERGING PARADIGMS IN BUSINESS EDUCATIONChapter 4: What do empathy and emotional intelligence have to do with change? - Svetlana HoltChapter 6: Changed Learning Needs: Some Radical Reflections on B-School Education – James McHannChapter 7: What Makes Adult Education Compelling? Diversity as Enrichment Strategy - Joan MarquesChapter 8: An Interdisciplinary Approach on Wisdom Transfer in Work and Learning Environments using Storytelling to Inspire Positive Change - Satinder DhimanPART III: EMERGING PARADIGMS: NEW HORIZONSChapter 9: Including the Global Context: Enlarging Our Horizons through Cultural Training - Taira KoybaevaChapter 10: We're not in Kansas Anymore: Going Global with an (African) American Business - Vernon L. AndrewsChapter 11: The Virtue of Integrity through an Individual or Collective Cultural Lens: Ethical Leaders make Reliable Business- Denise GiffordChapter 12: Connecting with the future: embracing the Millennials - Svetlana Holt

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"Here's a book that provides all the ingredients we desperately need in business performance: wakefulness, care, sustainability, stakeholder awareness, empathy, change, diversity, wisdom, culture, globalism, integrity, and the future – a winning package of paradigms that can only help us attain greater quality of life for all living beings!" - Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, author, MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There"This book should be used - no, featured - in every MBA program worldwide. If we did, we might just get more healthy managers and organizations." - Dr. Ian I. Mitroff, author, Dirty Rotten Strategies, Managing Crises Before They Happen, and A Spiritual Audit of Corporate America"This exemplary collaborative effort is not only unusual in the way it was conceived through happenstance of location and purpose. It also stands as a testimony to how twelve strangers took their common love of educating students, enriched it with the seasoning of diverse views, yet delivered to students a thoughtful, balanced, and wise collage drawn from their years in the classroom. This dirty dozen gives a clean and fresh face to the understanding of collegiality." - Dr. Andre van Niekerk, dean, School of Business, Woodbury University"In the wake of the on-going economic turmoil and sluggish recovery from recession, a new type of leadership is needed - not the typical hard charging dictator whose word is law, but one who sees business leadership as a sacred calling to service. This book presents 12 thought-provoking and inspiring chapters that point the way to this new vision. Whether you already are a business leader or aspire to be one, this book will help guide you on the road to a better, healthier, more prosperous world." - Dr. Alan Lurie, author, Five Minutes on Mondays: Finding Unexpected Peace, Purpose, and Fulfillment at Work