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Author Bose, Ruma.

Title Mother Teresa, CEO : unexpected principles for practical leadership / by Ruma Bose and Lou Faust.

Imprint San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 Business E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 127 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series A BK business book
BK business book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Teresa principles -- Major milestones in Mother Teresa's life -- Dream it simple, say it strong -- To get to the angels, deal with the devil -- Wait! Then pick your moment -- Embrace the power of doubt -- Discover the joy of discipline -- Communicate in a language people understand -- Pay attention to the janitor -- Use the power of silence -- You don't have to be a saint -- The missionaries of charity today.
Note Print version record.
Summary Mother Teresa's distinctive leadership style- based in absolute simplicity and practicality-helped her to build one of the word's largest and most successful global organizations. This book- the first to examine Mother Teresa in this context- shows readers how to apply her leadership principles and practices.
What organization, founded in 1948 by a passionate entrepreneur and twelve loyal team members, grew to become one of the largest enterprises in the world? Today it has operations in over 100 countries, includes over 1 million team members, has raised and deployed billions of dollars in capital, and is one of the most recognized brands in history. Is it Hewlett-Packard? Coca-Cola? Disney? No, it is the Missionaries of Charity. And Mother Teresa was its leader. How did this nun with no formal business training create a global brand, become a powerful fund-raising and public relations magnet, and lead a worldwide organization through every phase of growth over the course of forty-seven years? What were her secrets? When we shift our lens and view Mother Teresa from a leadership perspective, a wonderful success story emerges, one filled with inspiration, life lessons, and impact. Ruma Bose spent time in Calcutta working as a volunteer with Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity in 1992. Over time, she discovered that Mother Teresa's success resulted from the careful application of eight simple and unexpected principles. Through the pages of this book you will have the unique opportunity to learn these principles, share Bose's experience with Mother Teresa, and discover how to apply Mother Teresa's principles whether on a single project, throughout an organization, or in your life. Modern, well-timed, and humane, Mother Teresa, CEO helps you discover how you don't have to be a saint to be a great leader.
Subject Teresa, Mother, Saint, 1910-1997.
Missionaries of Charity -- Management.
Teresa, Mother, Saint, 1910-1997 (OCoLC)fst00047218
Missionaries of Charity. (OCoLC)fst00519014
Leadership.
Leadership -- Religious aspects.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Leadership.
Leadership. (OCoLC)fst00994701
Leadership -- Religious aspects. (OCoLC)fst00994717
Management. (OCoLC)fst01007141
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Faust, Lou.
Other Form: Print version: Bose, Ruma. Mother Teresa, CEO. 1st ed. San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2011 9781605099514 (DLC) 2011012809 (OCoLC)681500754
ISBN 9781605099521 (electronic bk.)
160509952X (electronic bk.)
9781605099538 (electronic bk.)
1605099538 (electronic bk.)
9781605099514
1605099511
Music No. MWT11282018
Standard No. AU@ 000052891197
AU@ 000053271222
DEBBG BV042968183
DEBSZ 397007612
DEBSZ 423778366
NZ1 14118677

 
    
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