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Purpose-driven Organizations

Management Ideas for a Better World

Editors: Rey, Carlos, Bastons, Miquel, Sotok, Phil (Eds.)

  • Presents a wider definition of purpose based on three dimensions of knowledge, motivation and action
  • Explains how to develop purpose-driven management systems including agile systems, subordinate missions, and purpose-driven systems
  • Includes over 50 academic frameworks and theories and more than 40 case studies from around the world
  • Open Access
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A higher purpose is not simply about profit. Symbolising the motivations of our actions and efforts, it reflects something much more aspirational and contributes to our global society. 

This open access book offers novel solutions to ensure employees support a wider organizational meaning whilst guaranteeing that the company benefits from the employee’s individual sense of purpose. Advocating a shift from previous models and theories, this book contributes to debate and offers insight for both scholars and practitioners. The chapters bring together academic rigour and practical models to help readers distinguish between the fads and influential strategies.

Exploring the development of purpose at each level of business, from strategy and leadership to communication, this book avoids theoretical jargon and provides new approaches to building sustainable purpose-driven organizations.

About the authors

Carlos Rey is Founder of DPMC and Professor and Director of the Chair Management by Missions and Corporate Governance at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona), Spain.

Miquel Bastons is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Ethics at UIC Barcelona, Spain.

Phil Sotok is Founder of VentureSource Corporation and President of DPMC North America, USA.

 

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  • ISBN 978-3-030-17674-7
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  • Due: July 21, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-17673-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Purpose-driven Organizations
Book Subtitle
Management Ideas for a Better World
Editors
  • Carlos Rey
  • Miquel Bastons
  • Phil Sotok
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-17674-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-17674-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-17673-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 136
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations
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