Is There a Place for Buddhism in the Workplace? Experiential Sharing from Three Buddhist Business Leaders

Marques, Joan
March 2009
Journal of Global Business Issues;Spring2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
Buddhism is considered a religion by some, yet a psychology, philosophy, or science by others. In recent decades, Buddhism has gained tremendous interest, partly due to the fact that individuals worldwide have been exposed at a greater level than ever before to alternative perspectives, but also due to the global travels and enhanced visibility of the Dalai Lama, and the ongoing issues between China and Tibet. This article will review whether Buddhism has a place in the world of work. As part of a larger study project, three Buddhist business leaders, two American and one Tibetan, were interviewed in-depth, and the findings will be presented.


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