RECOMMENDED READING FROM THE LIGHT PARTY
ON ECONOMIC REFORM
A Toolbox for Socially Responsible Business
Vitamins for your Soul:
200 Ways to Nurture Your Spiritual Life
by Traci Mullins and Ann Spangler
When was the last time you took a "Spiritual Vacation"? Are you thinking
about "The Care and Feeding of Your Soul"? Amid the rigors of everyday
life, you can survive-and thrive-with "vitamins" for your soul. A fun book.
$15.95 cloth. BD53
The Art of the Long View:
Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World
by Peter Schwartz
For the first time in book form, techniques developed by Royal Dutch/Shell for building
"scenarios" - stories about the future that help us adapt to change. Powerful
tools for developing strategic vision. $15.00 paper. BD14. Audio $16.99 BD50
by Adam M. Brandenburger and Barry J. Jalebuff
A book with the same power and impact as Reengineering the Corporation.
Offers a revolutionary approach to business strategy that goes beyond the old rules
of competition and cooperation to combine the advantages of both. $24.95 cloth. BD17.
Audio $24.95. BD51
Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
by Daniel Goleman
"Emotional illiteracy" is a powerful stumbling block, "emotional intelligence"
an extraordinary tool. Learn about the neural circuitry of fear...when smart is dumb...why
temperament isn't destiny...how our "two minds" (rational and emotional)
shape our destiny. $23.95 cloth. BD52
A Simpler Way
by Margaret Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers
From the best-selling author of Leadership and the New Science (which explored how
complexity and chaos theory relate to management) - a new, simpler, more personal
work. Reminders to make work less arduous. Know that life self-organizes. Relax.
Play. $27.95 cloth. BK10. Audio $17.95. BK52
1997 Business Ethics Resource Directory
There's a group or publication somewhere you ought to know about. The Ethics Officers
Association, the National Center for Employee Ownership, Investor's Circle. Over
130 groups and publications in ethical and socially responsible business and economics.
Now includes Web pages and e-mail addresses. Exclusively from Business Ethics. $22.95.
The Business Ethics Set
36 Back Issues, 1989-96
Track activities, trends, theories in socially responsible business over the years.
Includes 5th Anniversary Issue on The Future of Free Enterprise in the Coming Century.
The Body Shop story. Annual Awards. Peter Senge, Paul Hawken, M. Scott Peck. Get
your collection while they last. 36 issues, $169.00, plus $10 shipping/handling.
The Balanced Scorecard
by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton
How to use measures in four categories (financial, customer, internal process, learning)
to align company goals. A walk through steps managers can use to build their own
Balanced Scorecard. A ground-breaking book. $29.95 cloth. HBR2
by John P. Kotter
What's wrong with total quality, reengineering, restructuring, and turnarounds. A
look at efforts of more than 100 companies to remake themselves-showing the most
common mistakes. Plus an eight-step process on how to do it right. $24.95 cloth.
The Inner Path to Leadership
by Joseph Jaworski
From the son of Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski, a compulsively readable intimately
personal book. The message: Leadership isn't about charisma or accomplishment. It's
about listening to what is trying to emerge in the world, and having the courage
to act on it. You'll read it in one sitting. $24.95 cloth. BK50
Say It and Live It:
The 50 Corporate Mission Statements That Hit the Mark.
by Patricia Jones and Larry Kahaner
The first collection of the most intriguing and effective corporate mission statements.
No other document reveals more about a company's values and ethics. A corporate mission
statement is the most powerful tool for change. A must-have book. $14.95 paper. BD4
The Age of Heretics, Heroes, Outlaws and the
Forerunners of Corporate Change
by Art Kleiner
The story of the sixties revolution for freedom and high ideals - as it was lived
out inside business. How radical "corporate heretics" fought for change
in Shell Oil, General Foods, P&G, and paved the way for democracy in the Fortune
100. $29.95 cloth. BD12
The Last Word on Power:
Re-Invention for Leaders and Anyone Who Must Make the Impossible Happen.
by Tracy Goss
"Who cares if this book makes me a better leader?" our reviewer wrote.
"It brought me the unimaginable: a sense of peace in the face of a life that
never works out as it should. The only business book that has changed the fabric
of my life." $25.00 cloth. BD13
Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow:
Discovering Your Right Livelihood
by Marsha Sinetar
What do you really want to do with your life? This fun, sensitive, inspiring, hopeful
book will help you answer that question. You'll never ask a more important one. Highly
recommended. $11.95 paper. BD2
The New Organizational Wealth:
Managing and Measuring Knowledge-Based Assets.
by Karl Erik Sveiby
Microsoft's book value is $7 per share, but its stock trades at $70. The rest represents
intangible assets - today the principal source of value for many companies. Sveiby,
originator of the "Scandinavian Movement" for managing knowledge-based
assets, offers guidance on measuring and leveraging these under-used assets. Vital
reading. $11.95 paper. BK51
When Corporations Rule the World
by David C. Korten
Exposes the ethical failings inherent in the corporate form which concentrates wealth
as it minimizes responsibility. Shows how this affects haves and have-nots, and explains
why human survival depends on community-based alternatives. A path-breaking book.
$29.95 cloth. BK1
The Job Seeker's Guide to Socially Responsible Companies.
First-ever guide to 1,000 public and private companies that are socially responsible.
Offers company histories, mission statements, contracts, and tips for a successful
job search. Indispensable. $59.95 cloth. VI
75 Best Business Practices for Socially Responsible Companies
by Alan Reder for the Social Venture Network
In a reader-friendly manner, this book lists best practices that positively affect
employees, communities, and society: including promoting from within (Nordstrom)
and compassionate downsizing (S.C. Johnson Wax). Applicable to many companies. $12.95
Creating More Time to Enjoy Your Life
by Stephan Rechtschaffen, M.D.
Do you feel so rushed you can't think? Step beyond it, by shifting into time freedom:
having all the time you need, feeling relaxed. The key is not time management, but
thinking differently about time. This book could change your life. $22.95 cloth.
BD14. Available in Audio: $16.99. BD15
Living Without a Goal:
Finding the Freedom to Live a Creative and Innovative Life.
by James Ogilvy
Consultant, philosopher, and former Yale professor James Ogilvy looks at how to achieve
creativity and freedom by throwing out calendars, to-do lists and other tyrannical
goals, and instead living life as an ongoing work of art. $22.95 cloth. BD10
Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute
by Ken Blanchard, John Carlos, Alan Randolph
Explosive new best-seller from the "The One-Minute Manager" author. Follows
a seasoned executive and he tries to create an empowered culture - showing the dilemmas
he finds. The goal: a culture that involves people, and holds them accountable. $20.00
The Fifth Discipline:
The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization
by Peter M. Senge
The bestseller on systems thinking for mangers. By one of the leading management
thinkers of the day. How to create the "learning organization," where every
part is an intelligent part, and learning takes place continuously. $32.50 cloth.
BD8. Condensed Audio Version: $24.00. BD1
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook:
Tools, Techniques and Reflections for Building a Learning Organization
by Peter Senge
A step-by-step guide to building a learning organization in your own company, with
exercises for individuals and teams. $29.95 paper. BD9
Buy The Fifth Discipline (book) and the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for just $57.95.
Save $4.50 and receive a free copy of the March/April 1993 issue of Business Ethics
featuring an Interview with Peter Senge. BD11
Infrastructures for Sustaining Transformational Change
So you've read The Fifth Discipline...how do you create the learning organization?
Senge discusses how to build infrastructures for disseminating new knowledge. The
role of storytelling in creating meaning. What story is trying to emerge? What is
the larger purpose behind our work? Senge is joined by pianist and storyteller Michael
Jones, in this deeply moving session. $99.00 video (62 min.) BD16
The Caux Round Table Principles for Business
Exclusively from Business Ethics
An unprecedented global initiative to create an international ethics statement for
business. Formulated by top executives from Europe, Japan, and the U.S., and presented
at the UN. Gaining widespread approval. This special booklet brings you: The complete
text of the Principles, suitable for framing. * A history of the Caux Round Table
(created to ease trade friction). * A fascinating interview with the CEO of Canon,
who helped create them. Use the Principles to reinforce your company ethics program.
1-25 copies . . . . . . 5.00 each
26-100 copies . . . . 2.50 each
101-more . . . . . . . 1.95 each
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