Philosophy of Faith and Learning
Business through the eyes of Faith (part 3 & 4)
“Good business leadership is an art. It provides direction and purpose for an organization. It uses trust and helps employees focus on the big purpose of an organization, so leadership must be earned” (Chewning, Eby, Roels). How could anyone, when talking about business say any more of a dominating and direct statement? This is good stuff and I want to use it in my business when I decide to start one. The Bible makes reference to leadership in many different ways. We could say that the Bible can be used as a model employee handbook. We could use the Bible to articulate and carry out the corporate vision, and foster team building.
“As Christians we should see our motivation for all that we do as a response to a calling from God” (Chewning, Eby, Roels). The Bible is one the best motivational guides I have ever read. I am bad to read as many motivational books I can find. One of my favorites is the book by Bob Green named, “The Life You Want”. Bob uses spiritual guidance and Christian views to help people lose weight and maintain a very productive life. The Bible says, “We are all called to b saints (1 Corinthians 1:2-9).
The four types of motivational theories are; Freudian, deterministic, cognitive and inheritance. In Freudian theory the consumers choose to purchase a product from unconscious desires that we use as motivators, and the qualities of the product. When touch, taste, or smell are triggered to remind them of past events. When this happens an emotional response to the consumer can help a salesperson understand how to lead a purchase of a certain product. I the deterministic theory we use every state of affair and event, act, and decision is inevitable consequence of antecedent affairs. This can be used as a state of motivation in your business and every business. Cognitive theory uses human behavior by understanding the thought process....