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American Gurus
Language: en
Pages: 297
Authors: Arthur Versluis
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

By the early twenty-first century, a phenomenon that once was inconceivable had become nearly commonplace in American society: the public spiritual teacher who neither belongs to, nor is authorized by a major religious tradition. From the Oprah Winfrey-endorsed Eckhart Tolle to figures like Gangaji and Adhyashanti, there are now countless
American Guru
Language: un
Pages: 170
Authors: William Yenner
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08 - Publisher: Epigraph Books

American Guru is a multifaceted account of life in the contemporary spiritual community known as EnlightenNext, and the controversial teaching methods of its New York-born founder, self-proclaimed guru Andrew Cohen. With contributions from several of Cohen's former students, William Yenner recalls the thirteen-year trajectory of his career as a leader
Management Gurus
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Andrzej Huczynski
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea

Placing management guruship in its historical context, Andrzej Huczynski identifies the essential ingredients of the few popular management ideas of the twentieth century. He argues that winning guru ideas meet enduring managerial needs, are launched at the most opportune time, and are promoted by the evangelical zeal of their developers.
Gurus for Government
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Alan Fowler
Categories: Local government
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Icsa Publishing

How far can the thinking of the great management gurus be applied to the UK's public sector? How can the busy manager learn something about the practical pros and cons of the management concepts promoted by the likes of Tom Peters, Peter Drucker and Charles Handy? Gurus for Government has
Homegrown Gurus
Language: un
Pages: 246
Authors: Ann Gleig, Lola Williamson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Exploring homegrown movements and figures, proclaims “American Hinduism” as a distinct religious tradition. Today, a new stage in the development of Hinduism in America is taking shape. After a century of experimentation during which Americans welcomed Indian gurus who adjusted their teachings to accommodate the New World context, “American Hinduism”