Category: Humanistic Business Management

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Books and programs that will help you learn the whys and hows of Humanistic Management


Book and Video – Principles of Humanistic Leadership

Book and Video – Principles of Humanistic Leadership

Humanism is a philosophy that centers on acknowledging the dignity of your fellow humans. It is a recognition that our behavior impacts others. We don’t live in a vacuum.When we are in a leadership position, we have even more responsibility to do good, not just for ourselves, but for our team as well. Humanistic management or leadership is a philosophical approach that is at once: compassionate, ethical, responsible, reasonable, and strategic. To be an effective, ethical leader requires a variety Read more [...]
Book and Program: Why is Change so Hard?

Book and Program: Why is Change so Hard?

by Jennifer Hancock (Author), Desiree Vogelpohl (Editor) What can science tell us about why people resist change? What you can do to help your staff adjust? This book discusses how to utilize behavioral psychology techniques to help overcome resistance to change in yourself and in others. Before we can embrace change, we first have to unlearn our old ways of doing things.In this book, author Jennifer Hancock is going to discuss why we all find it so hard to change and why it’s particularly difficult Read more [...]
Book: Applied Humanism: How to Create more Effective and Ethical Businesses

Book: Applied Humanism: How to Create more Effective and Ethical Businesses

You can’t understand humanistic business management unless you understand what humanism is. This book provides a short introduction to the philosophy of humanism and discusses how and why it is being applied to business and why it is so effective when you do so. Humanism helps us prioritize human value as important. It supports positive interpersonal relationships and collaborative and respectful decision-making. Since all businesses are in the business of solving problems, good problem solving is essential to good business.

Book and Program: Humanistic Conflict Management

Book and Program: Humanistic Conflict Management

This is a compilation of 7 of Jennifer Hancock’s books dealing with the subject of conflict management from a humanistic perspective. These books are companions to online courses offered at Humanist Learning Systems and contain the transcripts of those programs for easy home reference.

ESSAYS FROM THE EDGE; Work and Culture in the 21st Century

ESSAYS FROM THE EDGE; Work and Culture in the 21st Century

This is a book for every employee, from staff to managers to CEOs. It features 25 punchy chapters full of insights, anecdotes and wisdom written by 25 prominent Culture Ambassadors-including their contact information, making it a wish list of top contacts. And don't forget the Mark Anderson cartoons that add a little levity and edgy humor! It's a must-read for anyone interested in well-being, happiness, and workplace success. Contributors include (in alphabetical order): Mark Anderson, Renée Read more [...]
Book & Video: How to Humanistically Handle Bad Bullying Bosses

Book & Video: How to Humanistically Handle Bad Bullying Bosses

How to maintain your dignity and professionalism in the face of bad bullying management Can behavioral science help us learn how to deal help bad bullying bosses be less … bad? Yes. It can. Jennifer Hancock, author of several award-winning books and founder of Humanist Learning Systems will teach us how to humanistically help our bosses be better managers. She specializes in humanistic management and programs focused on how to stop bullying and harassment using science. Her insights on Read more [...]
Book & Program: How to Prevent Passive Aggressive People from Wreaking Havoc in the Workplace

Book & Program: How to Prevent Passive Aggressive People from Wreaking Havoc in the Workplace

This discusses how passive-aggressive behavior is rewarded. Techniques to ensure passive- aggressive behavior doesn’t interfere with workflow, how to take responsibility for your part of the interaction, and how to make sure you aren’t part of the problem. This discussion will cover three reasons why people behave passive-aggressively and help you learn how to respond professionally and effectively to the problem so that these individuals don’t wreak havoc in your workplace.

Book & Program: How to Humanistically Handle Bad Bullying Bosses

Book & Program: How to Humanistically Handle Bad Bullying Bosses

Can behavioral science help us learn how to deal help bad bullying bosses be less … bad? Yes. It can. Jennifer Hancock, author of several award-winning books and founder of Humanist Learning Systems will teach us how to humanistically help our bosses be better managers. She specializes in humanistic management and programs focused on how to stop bullying and harassment using science. Her insights on how to combine philosophy and science to help solve our problems more effectively have helped countless people all over the world.

Video: How to De-Escalate Conflicts Using Behavioral Science

Video: How to De-Escalate Conflicts Using Behavioral Science

This program will help you learn how to use behavioral science to respond to conflict and other interpersonal problems in a way that will actually fix the problem. It will help you learn how to stand your ground while still being compassionate and avoid getting drawn into other people's drama.
Can behavioral science help us learn how to respond to conflict so we can be happier and more effectively help solve our problems without getting drawn into unnecessary drama? Yes it can and Jennifer Hancock, Read more [...]

Humanism in Business – Book

Humanism in Business – Book

An international team of academics and practitioners present philosophical, spiritual, economic, psychological and organizational arguments that show how humanism can be used to understand, and possibly transform, business at three different levels: the systems level, the organizational level and the individual level.

Attuned Leadership – Book

Attuned Leadership – Book

Reuel Khoza, African Humanist and business man, argues that “the philosophical traditions of Africa offer an important contribution to the theory and practice of leadership in the world today.

Integrity in Organizations – Book

Integrity in Organizations – Book

The authors shed light on leadership, governance, and personal development when companies aim for more humanism in business and management. Various international case studies illustrate the presented frameworks and presented recommendations.

Humanistic Marketing – Book

Humanistic Marketing – Book

Humanistic Marketing recognizes the harm that comes with the unfettered desire for more of more. The authors ask how can marketing’s principles and practice be founded in humanistic values such as altruism, empathy, respect, trustworthiness, honesty, integrity, care, compassion, service, intelligence, beauty, justice, virtue?

Humanistic Ethics in the Age of Globality – Book

Humanistic Ethics in the Age of Globality – Book

Another great book for the folks at the Humanistic Management Center. This book seeks to answer the question: Is there a humanistic consensus that can bridge cultural and ethnic divides and reconcile the diverse and contrary interests of stakeholders world-wide?

Humanistic Management in Practice – Book

Humanistic Management in Practice – Book

This book investigates into the principles of humanistic management and examines their theoretical merits. In order to demonstrate that humanistic ideas also work in practice and can lead to actionable management guidelines it is a collection of case examples of how businesses succeed in generating social value whilst being profitable.

Please Talk to Your Staff – Book

Please Talk to Your Staff – Book

The effectiveness of your leadership is, to a very large extent, determined by the way you converse, ask questions and interact with your staff. How can people friendly values can be put into the practice of how we create both a humanistic and a profitable organization?

Please Lead Your Staff – Book

Please Lead Your Staff – Book

Another excellent primer in Humanistic Leadership in Action by John Steinberg – practical guidebook in the art of leading with people friendly, humanistic values.

Please Train Your Staff – Book

Please Train Your Staff – Book

A Humanistic Leadership in Action book by John Steinberg. This is a short, practical and passionate book about customer service, staff training and employee empowerment.

Stop Arguing & Start Working – Book

Stop Arguing & Start Working – Book

Stop Arguing & Start Working: 6 Steps to Being Confident, Calm and Capable During Difficult Conversations at Work
Stop Arguing & Start Working: 6 Steps to Being Confident, Calm and Capable During Difficult Conversations at Work - by Kathleen Bartle MA.

This book outlines a 6 step program to help you calm your fears so you can face difficult conversations with grace and get what you want out of them.

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