Monthly Archives: April 2006

29 04, 2006

Organizational culture and leadership

Sat, Apr 29, 2006|Categories: Books|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Organizational culture and leadership

by Edgar H. Schein. Whether they intend to or not, leaders play a crucial role in creating and manifesting an organizational culture's capability of achieving its mission and goals. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary business realities, Schein defines culture and demonstrates the impact leaders have in forming culture in their own organizations.

28 04, 2006

Jonathan Haidt: The Happiness Hypothesis

Fri, Apr 28, 2006|Categories: Books|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Jonathan Haidt: The Happiness Hypothesis

by Jonathan Haidt. This is a book about ten great ideas. Each chapter is an attempt to savor one idea that has been discovered by several of the world's civilizations — to question it in light of what we now know from scientific research, and to extract from it the lessons that still apply to our modern lives... It is a book about how to construct a life of virtue, happiness, fulfillment, and meaning.