CHAPTER 13

A Study of Excellence as Evolved in Modern Thought

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Realize that substantial studies have happened on matters of excellence in the context of Industries.
  2. The progress of the theories indicate that metaphysical aspects and intangibles better explain human behavior.
  3. Modern studies seem to point out that excellence has spiritual origin.

The Disciplines that Have Inquired into Excellence

Studies about how to achieve excellence in a team have happened since time immemorial—in Greece, Egypt, India, Rome—and each civilization has come up with its own set of answers. The present civilization (scientific civilization) too has, in a similar manner, developed its own thinking ...

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