An exploration of spirituality, values, and sustainability in business
When Jochen Zeitz and Anselm Grn first met onstage as "the manager and the monk", Zeitz was CEO and Chairman of Puma, and Father Grün was a monk serving as cellarer, the business manager of his Benedictine abbey. They came together to discuss their shared goal: what it means to lead and manage responsibly and sustainably in today's shifting world.
Available for the first time in English, The Manager and the Monk features these topical essays and dialogues, drawing on sources as diverse as the Bible, contemporary religious thought, psychological theory, and the innovative "environmental profit & loss account" Zeitz developed for Puma. Together, Zeitz and Grün explore their intersecting definitions of prosperity, values, sustainability, among a host of other topics.
The Manager and the Monk is a thoughtful, impassioned plea for how to manage responsibly in the modern world.
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The book has good substance but hard to follow, at least in audio form. It is hard to tell who's side you are listening to. I found it mono-tone and both voices very similar.