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Title: INNER PEACE—GLOBAL IMPACT

Secondary Title: Tibetan Buddhism, Leadership, and Work: A Volume in Advances in Workplace Spirituality; Theory, Research, and Application

Description: INNER PEACE—GLOBAL IMPACT describes underlying principles of Tibetan wisdom traditions relevant for successful leadership in the 21st century as well as Tibetan teachers whose entrepreneurial actions were critical to the development of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. With first-person narratives, personal stories, scholarly research, and commentaries by noted social scientists, this book is written for everyone who wants ideas to revitalize leadership.

It is rich with vivid pictures of deep personal experience. Long-time Western Tibetan Buddhist practitioners describe how their practice has influenced them in fields as diverse as scientific research, social work, art, dance, and university teaching. The Dalai Lama is seen through the eyes of his long-time friend, eminent author Huston Smith, as well as through the experiences of Thupten Jinpa, his 25-year English translator. Sogyal Rinpoche shares his vision for transforming traditional ways of studying, while Lama Tharchin Rinpoche, a 10th generation Tibetan yogi, reflects on the challenges of teaching in a Western culture where perspectives differ so vastly from those of Tibet.

With insights from Tibetan lamas and Western thought leaders including Peter Senge, Bill George, and Margaret Wheatley, this book creates new visions for leadership and the workplace.

CONTENTS

Series Preface, Louis (Jody) W. Fry. Preface, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler.Acknowledgments. A Sense of the Possible: Can Tibetan Buddhism Revitalize Leadership and Work? An Exploration in the Sociology of Knowledge, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler.

SECTION I: LEADERSHIP: TIBETAN BUDDHISM AS A SOURCE FOR NEW PERSPECTIVES. The Dalai Lama and the Development of Buddhism in the West, Huston Smith. The Fundamental Equality of All of Us: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as a Global Leader, Thupten Jinpa. Leading for Change, Dialogue for Openness: Feminine Principle Teachings for Leaders,Judith Simmer-Brown. Increasing Leadership Integrity Through Mind Training and Embodied Learning, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler.

SECTION II: INDIVIDUALS: HOW TIBETAN BUDDHIST PRACTICE IMPACTS PEOPLE AT WORK. Bringing Lingdro to the West: A Dance of Blessing and Peace, Lin Lerner. Learning to Rest, John Eric Baugher. The Art of Now, Scott Snibbe.Flying High and Serving Others Isn’t Always Smooth Sailing, Dana Browning. Releasing Our Attachment, Carl Mangum. Research as a Path of Mindfulness,Paul Ritvo.

SECTION III: ORGANIZATIONS: ORGANIZING FOR THE FUTURE.Bamboo Through Concrete... Growing Tibetan Buddhism in the West—The Story of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (the FPMT), Nicholas Ribush. Leading with Authenticity and Presence: The Legacy of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Susan Skjei. Tibetan Buddhism in Modern Western Culture, Sogyal Rinpoche. Developing Rigpa as a Spiritual Organization, Philip Philippou.

SECTION IV: RESEARCH: TIBETAN BUDDHISM IN WESTERN SITUATIONS. The “Quiet Revolution” in Care for the Dying, John Eric Baugher. East Meets West: The Development and Methods of Crucible Research, Bronwen Rees. Being a Bodhisattva at Work: Perspectives on the Influence of Buddhist Practices in Entrepreneurial Organizations, Kathryn Goldman Schuyler.

SECTION V: REFLECTIONS: THOUGHTS FROM EAST AND WEST. Teaching Wisdom Culture in the West, Lama Tharchin Rinpoche. Leadership, Self-Awareness, and Compassion, Bill George. “Leaders Should Be People Who Are Deeply Involved in Their Own Realization of Being a Human Being”, Peter Senge. Ancient Wisdom, Social Science, and the Vastness of the Human Spirit, Margaret Wheatley. Glossary. About the Contributors.

Author: Kathryn Goldman Schuyler

Introduction: Louis (Jody) W. Fry

Publisher: Information Age Publishing

Style: Paperback

Edition Print: 2012

ISBN: 9781617359187

Pages: 355

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