Insights for Managers from Confucius to Gandhi

  • 5h 39m
  • Donald Schnedeker, Harold Bierman, Jr.
  • World Scientific Publishing Co
  • 2012

This unique book brings together thoughts of great men and women, not found elsewhere as a complete set, that hold special interest for managers. The ideas contained within are universal and apply to all aspects of civilization; as such, they are relevant to both work and life.

The book also provides prime examples of how influential thinkers use language to effectively convey their arguments and intentions -- an arguably invaluable tool for modern managers. It serves as a source of indispensable advice for business professionals and the general public.

In this Book

  • Insights for Managers from Confucius to Gandhi
  • Preface
  • Confucius
  • Laozi (also Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao-Tzu, Laotze)
  • Aristotle
  • Murasaki Shikibu (Lady Murasaki)
  • Bernier
  • Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Francis Bacon
  • William Shakespeare
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • Rene Descartes
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Adam Smith
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • Patrick Henry
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Thomas Paine
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Karl Heinrich Marx
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Alfred Marshall
  • Russell Conwell
  • Elbert Hubbard
  • Louis Brandeis
  • Thorstein Veblen
  • Alfred North Whitehead
  • O. Henry
  • George Santayana
  • Irving Fisher
  • W.E.B. DuBois
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi)
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Alfred E. Smith
  • Owen D. Young
  • William O. Douglas
  • Arthur E. Nilsson
  • Fred Schwed, Jr.
  • Sources