This book provides a combination of case studies and current action research describing how businesses and civil society organizations are working to alleviate poverty in local and global communities. It intends to provide conceptual and research rationales for why management education and management institutions must address the issue of poverty.
The distinctive features of this book are that it: (1) includes examples of small- and medium-sized (SME) businesses; (2) deals with the issue of poverty as a human rights violation; (3) explores the issue of absolute versus relative poverty; (4) deals with leadership challenges in organizations committed to poverty alleviation; and (5) discusses the issues in terms of managementeducations responsibility for setting new management, research, institutional andintellectual agendas.
The first of two books to be produced by the PRME Working Group on Poverty, Socially Responsive Organizations: The Challenge of Poverty aims to provide both researchers and practitioners with the most wide-ranging coverage yet published on how business can be a positive force in alleviating poverty and how management education needs to adapt to this increasingly crucial prerogative". (http://www.greenleaf-publishing.com/productdetail.kmod?productid=3945)
The traditional view of management is to drive results at all costs. Be hard on employees and they will perform. That employees’ personal lives don't matter, as they have nothing to do with work. Yet we know today that employees’ personal and professional lives do collide. Today’s workplace environment calls for an evolved way of management and of leadership. Today’s managers need to tap into other motivators to get results and inspire the best performance from employees.
Curriculum vitae is summary of your career highlight like – your education, profession, your interest, your hobbies and want do you do to earn bucks etc. Now think about joining these two to form an interesting result – Infographic-style curriculum vitae. Now come to the importance of CV. On average, employer takes only 5-6 seconds to create an image of interviewee. The most important factor about this image creation is your CV or curriculum vitae. First impression is the last impression. Are you capable to bare the damage done by poorly designed CV? No one can actually. In this article, we will discuss about Infographic-style curriculum vitae, how to create it? What things must be considered before opting for one? How to present it perfectly?
The issue of language is highly significant for business and crucial for organizational success. Managers are expected to have the appropriate competences to use language correctly and to develop systematic processes that stimulate and support the correct use of language throughout organizations
A new business landscape is emerging wherein a multitude of small entities will bring products and services to market using the infrastructure and platforms of large, concentrated players. The forces driving this are putting new and mounting pressures on organizations and individuals while also opening up new opportunities.
People are innately wired to avoid risk. During times of times of change and uncertainty, our risk aversion is amplified. Yet the number one way to gaining competitive edge is by creating a culture where people feel safe and emboldened to innovate and challenge the status quo thinking. The first key to creating a 'culture of courage' is leading from possibility, not probability.
Winston Churchill once said that courage is the first of all virtues because it is the only one that guarantees all others. Courage is also what it takes to set a bold course for yourself and your organization, engage in a courageous conversation, forge new ground, and to be decisive in uncertainty.