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Small Decencies

John Cowan

Small Decencies

Reflections and Meditations on Being Human at Work

by John Cowan

  • 222 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by HarperBusiness .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-Help & Practical Interests,
  • Motivational,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business Life - Inspirational,
  • Business ethics,
  • Management,
  • Moral and ethical aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8197940M
    ISBN 100887306365
    ISBN 109780887306365
    OCLC/WorldCa29456206

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    This article is drawn from his new book, The Manager's Book of Decencies: How Small Gestures Build Great Companies (McGraw-Hill, ). Harrison welcomes examples of . Small Decencies: Reflections and Meditations on Being Human at Work: ISBN () Softcover, HarperCollins, Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site.

    Big Ideas/Small Books is a series of powerful, compact volumes designed to shatter conventional thinking on our most fundamental concerns. Morality. Identity. Conflict. Violence. The Body. Time. What is the Big Idea? Books in the Series; Media. The Great Gatsby. ther snobbishly suggested, and I snobbishly repeat a sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequally at birth. And, after boasting this way of my tolerance, I come to the admission that it has a limit. Conduct may be founded on the hard rock or the wet marshes but after a certain pointFile Size: KB.


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[John Cowan] -- In the tradition of Robert Fulghum, this wonderful collection of essays is a spiritual voyage on incorporating "small decencies" into our daily work interactions so that we can live richer, more.

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A small, well-written work, decent enough, that gives no real. That small decency was long ago, but author and company CEO Steve Harrison reminds us that small decencies, day after day, still build great companies. A CEO is the business leader, but a CEO is also the mayor of a community, explains Steve Harrison, chairman of Lee Hecht Harrison, and author of The Manager’s Book of Decencies: How Small.

There is a philosophy of doing business that goes beyond the transfer of goods and services. It calls for a transfer of values known as of small decencies.

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Small Decencies: Reflections and Meditations on Being Human at Work by John Cowan. HarperCollins Publishers, Library Binding. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. Decencies definition, the state or quality of being decent.

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