The origin of this workbook is the year 2008 when the now-called Second Great Depression left the whole market economy and its many manifestations into question. Many managers and entrepreneurs faced suddenly uncharted territory in terms of career and business prospects. This triggered in them fundamental questions about life’s priorities that otherwise remain secondary during times of tranquility and prosperity. In many respects, it was a mid-life crisis for the global business community.

Business schools did not remain quiet in front of this new context. Across the globe, leading institutions started to encourage the development of materials, courses, and other incentives with the objective to answer the concerns of the business ...

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