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Roger W. Babson, a great statistician and one of the early important authors of business self-help literature, here explores how religious faith can act as the basis for reintegrating the values of industriousness, cooperation, and precious human resources into the tough business...read more
What these principles are and whence they come to us. "The fact is, we have become crazy over material things. We are looking only at the structure above ground. We are trying to get more smoke from the chimney. We are looking at space instead of service, at profits instead of volume. With our eyes focused on the structure above ground, we have lost sight of those human resources, thrift, imagination, integrity, vision and faith which make the structure possible. I feel that only by the business men can this foundation be strengthened before the inevitable fall comes."( from the preface...read more
We have become crazy over material things. We are looking at space instead of service, at profits instead of volume. We have lost sight of those human resources, thrift, imagination, integrity, vision and faith which make business possible. We can't continue to go in one direction indefinitely. We cannot always get steam out of the boiler without feeding the furnace. The time has come when in our own interests, in the interests of our communities, our industry, and of the nation itself, for a while we must strengthen the foundations upon which American business...read more