The Resource Business secrets of the Trappist monks: : one CEO's quest for meaning and authenticity, August Turak, (ebook)

Business secrets of the Trappist monks: : one CEO's quest for meaning and authenticity, August Turak, (ebook)

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Business secrets of the Trappist monks: : one CEO's quest for meaning and authenticity
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Business secrets of the Trappist monks:
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one CEO's quest for meaning and authenticity
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August Turak
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eng
Summary
August Turak is a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award-winning author who attributes much of his success to living and working alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey for seventeen years. As a frequent monastic guest, he learned firsthand from the monks as they grew an incredibly successful portfolio of businesses. Service and selflessness are at the heart of the 1,500-year-old monastic tradition's remarkable business success. It is an ancient though immensely relevant economic model that preserves what is positive and productive about capitalism while transcending its ethical limitations and internal contradictions. Combining vivid case studies from his thirty-year business career with intimate portraits of the monks at work, Turak shows how Trappist principles can be successfully applied to a variety of secular business settings and to our personal lives as well. He demonstrates that monks and people like Warren Buffett are wildly successful not despite their high principles but because of them. Turak also introduces other transformational organizations" that share the crucial monastic business strategies so critical for success
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Turak, August
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174/.4
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Abbey of Our Lady of Mepkin (Moncks Corner, S.C.)
  • Business ethics
  • Success in business
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adult
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Business secrets of the Trappist monks: : one CEO's quest for meaning and authenticity, August Turak, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231535229
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MWT11862224
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Business secrets of the Trappist monks: : one CEO's quest for meaning and authenticity, August Turak, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231535229
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11862224
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11862224
System control number
MWT11862224
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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