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Values, prosperity and the Talmud : business lessons from the ancient rabbis

Author: Larry Kahaner
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Values, Prosperity, and the Talmud is a concise guide to this proven philosophy of business. Beyond basic money-related matters, it includes the Talmud's advice on complex issues of employer/employee relationships, partnerships, competition, and much more. Here, you will learn how to run a successful business, negotiate with style, earn the loyalty of your employees, sell products successfully, advertise  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Kahaner
ISBN: 0471444413 9780471444411
OCLC Number: 53937827
Notes: American Jewish University Libraries notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Received from Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles.
Description: xxiv, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lesson 1. Spirituality of Money --
Lesson 2. Work as a Holy Act --
Lesson 3. Treating Workers Well Pays Dividends --
Lesson 4. Giving and Getting a Fair Day's Work --
Lesson 5. Bonding of Corporate Profits and Ethics --
Lesson 6. Balancing the Environment and Profits --
Lesson 7. Rules of Partnerships, Deals, and Debt --
Lesson 8. Competition Is for True Competitors Only --
Lesson 9. Education Is a Lifelong Process --
Lesson 10. Charity Means More Than Just Giving --
Ultimate Business Secret of the Rabbis: Reputation --
Note on Translation and Commentators --
Short History of the Talmud --
Unlocking the Talmud's Structure --
Who's Who of Talmudic Rabbis.
Responsibility: Larry Kahaner.
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This insightful book offers business advice that has endured for thousands of years. While business fads come and go, the ancient lessons of the Talmud are timeless, profound, ethical, and practical  Read more...
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The Talmud, says Kahaner, is a "handbook for today's business world": a reminder of balance in a workaholic culture, a treatise on personal responsibility and a call to charity in a society that Read more...

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