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The High Performance Organization by Linda Holbeche

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Leading for sustainablehigh performance

Introduction

To paraphrase Butts (1999), the notion of meaning at work is an idea of revolutionary potential. Applying the idea to work, especially in terms of personal satisfaction, peak performance and overall business success, can also enrich communities, cultures and the Earth itself.

In this respect I share thinking with various authors who suggest a potential causal relationship between a more holistic approach to management, one that takes account of emotions and people's deeper needs, and improved business performance. Deal and Kennedy's study (2000) of ‘winning’ organizations suggests that the one thing that sets the top-ranking companies apart is their ...

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