Dyck, Bruno

Management and the Gospel

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Table of contents

I. Introduction

1. Overview of this Book
Bruno Dyck

2. A Short Introduction to the Gospel of Luke
Bruno Dyck

3. Managers, Goods and Services Producing Organizations, and First-Century Palestine
Bruno Dyck

II. Problem Recognition: How Interpreting Luke via a First-Century Management Lens Challenges the Conventional Interpretation of Two Key Management Parables

4. A Three-Dimensional First-Century Lens for Understanding Management
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5. Interpreting Luke’s Parable of the Shrewd Manager via a First-Century Lens
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6. Interpreting Luke’s Parable of the Ten Pounds via a First-Century Lens
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III. Action Response: Performing a Comprehensive Examination of Passages in Luke Related to Each of the Three Dimensions of the First-Century Management Lens

7. Passages about Managing Relationships within Organizations (Oikonomia)
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8. Passages about Managing Money (Chrematistics)
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9. Passages about Managing Relationships between Organizations
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IV. New Way of Seeing: Management, the Kingdom of God, Salvation, and the Holy Spirit

10. The Kingdom of God is Enacted and Manifest in Organizational Settings
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11. Salvation is Facilitated when People are Saved from Oppressive Structures and Systems, and are Saved for Work in Liberating Organizational Structures and Systems
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12. The Holy Spirit is Key to Salvific Kingdom of God Management
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V. Institutional Change: A Four-Phase “How to” Process Model for Putting into Practice Management Principles Described in Luke

13. A Four-Phase Process Model Embedded in Luke’s Journey Narrative
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14. Luke’s Three “Forward” Cycles through the Four-Phase Process Model
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15. Luke’s Three “Reverse” Cycles through the Four-Phase Process Model
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VI. Implications for Twenty-First-Century Management Theory and Practice

16. Managing Relationships within Organizations: Organizational Structure, Motivation, and Leadership
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17. Managing Money: Economics, Finance, and Accounting
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18. Managing Relationships between Organizations: Marketing, Supply Chain, and Strategy
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19. Final Thoughts
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Keywords: Business and Management, Business Strategy/Leadership, International Business, Sociology of Religion, Management, Project Management, Christianity

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