Business Through the Eyes of Faith

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Pub. Date: 1990-10-01
Publisher(s): Harpercollins
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The authors stress the connections between Christian principles and good management and provide biblical passages that support their principles and relate them to the practical issues faced by Christian managers. 'Business Through The Eyes Of Faith' shows that business can and should be a reflection of God's kingdom.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xi
PART 1. The Big Picture: Business from a Christian Perspective 1(58)
Business: Is There a Christian Perspective?
Personal Goals and Business
What Does the Lord God Require of You?
Real People: A Biblical Understanding of Human Nature
Human Identity: In the World, or in Christ?
PART 2. Work: God's Intention and Our Response 59(70)
Doing Justice in the Workplace
Justice and the Opportunity to Work
Human Development in the Workplace
The Jungle of Obligations and Rights
Planning and Organizing: Means of Doing Justice
PART 3. Leadership: To Rule or to Serve? 129(62)
A Christian Concept of Leadership
The Christian's Use of Power
Accountability: Stimulus for Self-Control
Motivation: Calling or Manipulation?
Communication: Listening and Truth-Telling
PART 4. Business: An Agent for Shalom 191(55)
The Social Contract of Business
Social Responsibility as Stewardship
Justice and the World's Wealth
Biblical Absolutes in a World of Change
For Further Reading 246(7)
A Bibliography of Additional Resources 253(6)
Index 259

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