Merchants of Vision

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  • Copyright: 1995-03-07
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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Meet forty business leaders who are working to meet the challenges of the marketplace and the needs of people, communities, and the planet. Here. James Liebig profiles executives, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and consultants who recognize the pervasive global influence of business and have found ways to use it to affect positive change in people's lives and meaningful growth in their businesses.

Table of Contents

Preface : In Search of Merchants of Vision: A Personal Odyssey
Introduction - The Merchants and Their Visionsp. 1
What in the World is Happening?p. 9
Joe Jaworski : The Diffusion of Powerp. 11
John Hormann : Mother Nature Is Callingp. 17
Rolf Osterberg : This Mind-Stretching Erap. 23
Jagdish Parikh : The Search for Balance and Harmonyp. 29
Addressing the Social Frontiers of Businessp. 37
Colleen Burke : Re-Mapping and De-Mythingp. 39
Austin Hess : From Ephrata to Jakarta to Kilimanjarop. 43
Edward A. May : Popcorn, Dental Work, and Modular Homesp. 47
Carol Frenier : Enhancing Social Equity Through Micro Transformationp. 53
Helmut Volkmann : Information Markets for Solving World Problemsp. 57
Protecting Life's Contextp. 63
Cabell Brand : The Environment and Poverty Linkedp. 65
Ian Robertson : The Environmental Businessp. 69
Robert A. Mang : In Search of Productive Contextsp. 73
Izaak L. G. van Melle : Environmental Evangelismp. 77
Heini Lippuner : Environment-Inspired Corporate Renewalp. 81
Eckart J. Wintzen : Freeing People and Doing Eco-Accountingp. 85
Unleashing Creativityp. 93
Robert V. Adams : Midwifing Xerox Babiesp. 95
Jose Affonso F. Barbosa : Achieving Creativity Through Consciousness and Transformationp. 99
Jack Lowe, Jr. : Ownership + Focus on Quality = Creativityp. 103
Jan Nickerson : Integrating Spirit and Workp. 109
Jacques Chaize : Openness - The Proof of Trustp. 113
Oystein Skalleberg and the "Responsibles" : Freedom and Responsibilityp. 117
Business Ethics: Values, Attitudes, and Behaviorsp. 125
Keith T. Darcy : Value-Based Ethicsp. 129
Ricardo Guimaraes : Clear Identityp. 135
Elliot Hoffman : Total Qualityp. 139
Paulo Diederichsen Villares, Luiz Diederichsen Villares : Values, Learning, and Creativityp. 145
F. Byron (Ron) Nahser : Integrityp. 149
Marjorie Kelly : Progress Versus Perfectionp. 153
Transforming Leadership through Consciousnessp. 159
Maria Adela Palcos : Wholistic Transformationp. 161
John Goodman : Seeking the Flow of Lifep. 167
Kathy Gardarian : One Woman's Experiencep. 171
Lawrence Bloom, FRICS : Combining Will and Heartp. 175
Barbara Shipka : Achieving a Global Visionp. 179
Victor Pinedo : The Lessons of Curacaop. 185
Serving Higher Purposesp. 191
Catherine A. Anderson : Leadership and Responsibilityp. 193
Meryem Le Saget : Service and Spiritp. 199
Christian Forthomme : Love and Servicep. 203
Jacqueline Cambata : Community and Spiritp. 207
Ricardo Gandolfo : Company and Communityp. 211
Sergio Lub : Rule #1: Have Fun!p. 217
Conclusion - A Commentary on the Merchants and Their Visionsp. 223
Bibliographyp. 229
Indexp. 231
About the Authorp. 241
The World Business Academyp. 242
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