Is Business Really About Collaboration or Competition?

The answer is: both. Seen from the global level of organizational complexity, business is all about working together for our common good. And that happens through competition, not in spite of it. The key is learning how to compete with one another on lower levels while never losing sight of our shared purposes on higher ones.

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Seeing Import Logistics As Mission

In the autumn of 2016, a Philly-based startup was reconsidering their mission. The organization had been founded to streamline international shipping logistics. They were well-positioned to succeed. But the co-founders were restless. They wanted to use their competitive advantage to make a lasting difference. To get there, they realized that they needed a mission statement to help them articulate what they were doing—and why.

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The Accursed Share: An Essay on General Economy

The real economic problem is not how to accumulate and use scarce resources. It is how to dispose of our overabundance. Sacrifice is the key to this problem.

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What the Ancients Knew (and We Don’t) about Economy

Treating customers and business partners as family is one of the biggest opportunities for making work more meaningful in our global economy.

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Flourishing Enterprise: The New Spirit of Business

This is a groundbreaking effort to show that secular business should incorporate the sacred. It proposes that economic flourishing stems from spiritual intelligence.

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