Peterson, a new manager in the credit department at a major big-box retailer,
is struggling in his job. The people under him are not working as well or
effectively as they need to, and his department is falling behind in meeting
its goals. His only solution is to take on more work himself, burning the
midnight oil and coming in most weekends to pick up the slack and keep his
department above water.
one of the employees, a young man who came to America from a small village in
Africa, stays behind to help him, John learns of the ancient wisdom and hidden
power of the African philosophy of Ubuntu. Before long, it begins to change the
way he thinks about the people he works with, about himself, and about how he
runs his department and his life.
engaging and completely fresh narrative that holds a unique message for today’s
business world, Ubuntu! shows us a way to overcome our fears,
insecurities, and the “me-ism” that so often permeates our workplaces, and
replace it with a culture of genuine respect and collaboration. It promises to
take its place alongside Fish! and other business parables as the next
bestselling classic in the business category.
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