Zen & Creative Management

A blog devoted to the book Zen & Creative Management by Albert Low. By blogging about this author’s work, my hope is to generate creative ideas about bringing spirit into the workplace.

Foreward

“I look at Zen not as a religion but as a way of thinking, and at scientific breakthrough–the joy of creating something–as a form of enlightenment.” Albert Low Author “Conflict is the very source of creation; thus, what is most to be feared by the company that wants its management to remain creative, is loss …

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The Economy, Spirituality & Business

Modern capitalism is absolutely irreligious without internal union, without much public spirit, often, though not always, a mere congeries of possessors and pursuers. Maynard Keynes Economist Are we confronted with a tragic, insolvable dilemma? Must we produce a sick people in order to have a healthy economy, or can we use our material resources, our …

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Shareholder, Customer, Employee–The Basic Triad

Chapter 1: Shareholder, Employee, Customer: The Basic Triad A company is a multidimensional system capable of growth, expansion, and self-regulation.  A system can be defined as a set of independent but mutually related elements. The different jobs or functions in a company are the “independent elements”; each has its own reason for being; each is …

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