Today, an effective leader is only able to lead his followers if she can articulate their true concerns and represent their shared collective ideals. The leader needs to listen to her followers in order to know their concerns. Listening is an important part of good communication. It is the missing piece in all the leadership communications methods.
There are several scholars in India doing good work that is perfectly aligned with the Humanistic Management values and goals. This community is connecting at the Indian Academy of Management Conference at the Indian Institute of Management – Trichy, where there are several paper sessions, and an Improv workshop and a panel on Humanistic Management.
Every two years, the Network for Business Sustainability brings together members of its Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) to discuss the challenges and opportunities in directing a sustainability centre within a business schools. The 2020 workshop will have two objectives: (1) to increase impact and (2) to build collective wisdom. All activities will emphasize peer learning and transformative change.
In managing for meaningful outcomes, authority is not vested in a hierarchy, but rather is distributed to autonomous teams that are continually experimenting with what works in the environment now
This comes from the American Humanist Association. It’s relevant for Humanistic Management! Here is a link to the article about…
What is it that drives people to care for the well-being of others? What motivates them to invest in their communities and to be good stewards for future generations? How do we ensure that business leaders safeguard dignity and promote well-being?
IHMA 2019 Fellow Jürgen Nagler (Germany) participated in the Super Happiness 9th Social Business Day hosted by Peace Nobel Laureate Prof. Yunus and his Yunus Centre.
His section starts at 41 minutes into the video. Talking about Happiness made in Germany
In this new book, Frederick Chavalit Tsao and Chris Laszlo argue that current approaches to leadership fail to produce positive outcomes for either business or society. Employee disengagement and customer fickleness remain high, resulting in a lack of creativity and collaboration at all levels of entrepreneurial activity, while investor demands for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) are still poorly integrated into the executive mindset. Only through greater awareness of our connectedness―to purpose, community, and nature―can we develop profit strategies for human flourishing.
You can’t understand humanistic business management unless you understand what humanism is. This book provides a short introduction to the philosophy of humanism and discusses how and why it is being applied to business and why it is so effective when you do so. Humanism helps us prioritize human value as important. It supports positive interpersonal relationships and collaborative and respectful decision-making. Since all businesses are in the business of solving problems, good problem solving is essential to good business.
Soaking up wisdom, imagination & inspiration at the Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) Research Conference at the University of Michigan Stephen…