|Love and Profit. The Art of Caring Leadership
In business, it is no longer necessary to sacrifice integrity and peace of mind in favor of profits. Successful Fortune 500 executive James A. Autry effectively explodes the myth that “nice guys finish last” in what is perhaps the most practical, honest and humane management book ever writtenan indispensable handbook that explores every aspect of the fine art of creative and caring leadership. A unique primer for business in the ‘90s, Love and Profit offers clear, direct and compassionate guidance, dealing situation by situation with the most difficult decisions every manager must inevitably facefrom motivating high achievers to letting nonproductive employees go. A rare and innovative work, it will enable you to manage brilliantly and profitably during the day. . and sleep well at night.
“Far and away the freshest, truest, and best-written book on management in my experience.”M. Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled..
“A real breakthrough. We predict it will become a classic.”John Naisbitt & Patricia Aburdene, authors of Megatrends 2000.
“All of you who manage people listen up. Jim Autry has some startling news for you: There’s a better way.”Daniel Grantham, The Oakland Press.
“Wonderfully written, simple and to the point. . . Incredibly insightful and instructive.”
“The most enlightening book about management written in the last twenty-five years. It should be required reading for every middle to senior manager in America.” Pamela Fiori, American Express.
“If Keats and Adam Smith were born again, they’d be Jim Autry. I love this book.”