The Manager and the Monk: A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles  -     By: Jochen Zeitz, Anselm Grun
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The Manager and the Monk: A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles

Jossey-Bass / 2013 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 1118479416
ISBN-13: 9781118479414

Author Bio

Jochen Zeitz is director of PPR and chairman of itsboard's sustainable development committee, after having been CEO ofthe Sport and Lifestyle division and chief sustainability officerof PPR since 2010. Prior to this, Zeitz served 18 years as chairmanand CEO of PUMA. He founded the non-profit Zeitz Foundation ofIntercultural Ecosphere Safety, and with Sir Richard Branson isfounder and cochair of The B Team. He has been a member of theboard of directors of Harley-Davidson since 2007 and is on theadvisory board of TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems andBiodiversity).

For more information, please visit www.zeitzfoundation.org orfollow Jochen on Twitter via @JochenZeitz.

Father Anselm Grün, OSB, Th.D, is the cellarer, orfinancial manager, of the Mnsterschwarzach Abbey, near Wrzburg,Germany. At age 19 he became a Benedictine monk at MnsterschwarzachAbbey, learning the art of leading others based on the Rule of St.Benedict of Nursia. He also studied philosophy, theology, andbusiness administration, and is an internationally best-sellingauthor whose books are available in 35 languages.

Editorial Reviews

“[The Manager and the Monk] reassures and awakensreaders to life and business choices that celebrate generosity,honesty, and authenticity.”
—SUCCESS Magazine

The Manager and The Monk is a book for leaderswho aspire to evolve their way of thinking and acting by keeping anopen mind, to make for a better world.”
—Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group

The Manager and the Monk is a great exampleof the new partnership between matter and Spirit, business andspirituality, effectiveness and meaning. This is where we mustgo!”
—Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Center for Action and Contemplationand author, Falling Upward and ImmortalDiamond

The Manager and the Monk, scaling verydifferent pyramids of success, meet at a single summit in the sameworld—a world of competition, but also of heightenedawareness, hope, and wonder.”
—John Elkington, cofounder, SustainAbility and Volans;coauthor,The Power of Unreasonable People

The Manager and the Monk is a vibrant,beautifully articulated, and stunningly fresh narrative that takesyou on a unique literary adventure that can't but help to leave youinspired. Not only does it allow for an intimate insight into theworld of two extraordinary characters, but it also masterfullyarticulates the processes we will all require, if we are to learnto sculpt a more positive outcome towards our collectivefuture.”
—David de Rothschild, founder, Sculpt the FutureFoundation, and author,The Live Earth Global Warming SurvivalHandbook and Plastiki

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