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Indicators of Success for Latino Small Businesses

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter proposes the establishment of social indicators of Latino small business success. The measure of a Latino small business success indicator is limited to three dimensions: ... More


Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

August Turak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The author of this book is a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award-winning writer who attributes much of his success to living and working alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin ... More


Standards, Strategy, and Policy: Cases and Stories

Peter Grindley

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288077
eISBN:
9780191684562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288077.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This book discusses how compatibility standards may be used to ensure business success. It provides a framework for standards strategy and policy, together with a series of case-studies which ... More


Faith

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter explains how faith contributes to business success by highlighting the case of the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey. In business and our personal lives, it is usually fear of the unknown ... More


Mission

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter describes how we can apply service and selflessness to our secular organizations and even our personal lives with equally explosive results by making sure we have a high, overarching ... More


The Economic Miracle of Mepkin Abbey

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter reveals the secret behind the business success of the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey. Located just outside Charleston, South Carolina, Mepkin Abbey is now a sanctuary for twenty-five or ... More


Living the Life

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter discusses the importance of faithfully living the life in achieving business success, as the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey vividly demonstrate. The most important secret to Mepkin ... More


Excellence for the Sake of Excellence

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter explains how sacrifice in the name of excellence contributes to business success by highlighting the case of the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey. The suffering that accompanies sacrifice ... More


Success in Entrepreneurship: Doing the Math

Michael Kremer, Jonathan Robinson, and Olga Rostapshova

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Outside of agriculture, the family owned business is the most common form of enterprise in low-income countries. There is tremendous heterogeneity in how such firms perform. For instance, in the ... More


Goat Rodeos and the Transformational Organization

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter describes a transformational model of human motivation that defines the “what” of service and selflessness and shows why this management philosophy is critical to the business success of ... More


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