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Does the modern corporate world, especially in times of crisis, resemble what we associate with heaven? Is working in business a heavenly experience or has it increasingly become the opposite? Business people everywhere, not only in executive management, are often working at their physical and emotional limits. It seems the Devil really did have a hand in creating modern business.”When god wasnt watching the devil created business” provides an honest and critical evaluation of our current business philosophies and management values, and looks at what has gone wrong. JRZyla further provides seven practical solutions to help you restore meaning and a higher degree of personal happiness in management and business today.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID¬†Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-907794-00-1
  • FORMAT: 216 x 138 mm
  • Bookbinding: Paperback w/flaps
  • Number of pages: 168

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Joachim ReneJoachim Rene Joachim Rene Zyla, 55, is ranked one of the most experienced European executives with a focus on Senior Management Evaluation. After MBA and PhD studies in Vienna, Paris and at Harvard Business School in Boston, JR Zyla worked for almost 12 years in the investment banking industry, predominantly in London. In 1990 he moved into management consulting and in 1997 became CEO and key shareholder of Odgers Berndtson Central Europe (formally Ray & Berndtson CEE), the leading executive search company in the region. In 2009 JR Zyla merged his company with Heidrick & Struggles, the world’s largest leadership advisory business, where he still serves as a partner, on a part time basis. Through his work with leading international companies JR Zyla has the advantage of having been able to study a large cross-section of corporate organizations of all¬† sizes from the inside. These special insights allow him to take a witty, but equally critical look at the current state of affairs of our modern business life. JR Zyla delivers ‚ÄúKnowledge Sharing‚ÄĚ seminars for Senior Executives across Europe. Dr. Zyla invites readers to visit his website at: www.themanagementlounge.com or equally to contact him directly at jrz@jrzyla.com.


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