© 2005

Business Feel

From the Science of Management to the Philosophy of Leadership

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Steven Segal
    Pages 1-5
  3. Steven Segal
    Pages 6-17
  4. Steven Segal
    Pages 31-43
  5. Steven Segal
    Pages 54-66
  6. Steven Segal
    Pages 75-86
  7. Steven Segal
    Pages 101-112
  8. Steven Segal
    Pages 127-139
  9. Steven Segal
    Pages 140-147
  10. Steven Segal
    Pages 180-197
  11. Steven Segal
    Pages 198-201
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 202-208

About this book


Just as a good musician has a feeling for rhythm and a sports person has a feeling for the game, so a good businessperson has a well-developed sense of business feel. How do we develop our business feel? How does an understanding of business feel enhance our business judgement, our ability to trust our intuition, think on our feet, make and execute decisions? These and other questions will be answered by examining the life experiences of CEO's who are recognised for excellence in their feel for the business. The business feel of, amongst others Jack Welch, Andrew Grove, and Ricardo Semler will be explored.


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About the authors

Steven Segal is Director of Business Feel Pty Ltd, a company that develops and runs course, coaches and conducts training sessions on business feel for corporate and other organizational clients. He also lectures in management at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and the Sydney Graduate School of Management, Australia. He is recognized internationally as a pioneer in the field of philosophical practice and has published a number of books and journal articles.

Bibliographic information


'...a brilliant eye-opening book for [managers], especially philosophical practitioners, because it shows the great opportunity for Socratic philosophers to become organizational and management consultants 'to encourage managers to reflect on the assumptions that are implicit in their experiences.' Evidently, one of today's most urgent questions in management is not whether corporations have 'philosophies' but whether they have corporate philosophers.' - Reinhard Zaiser, Philosophical Practice