CONFUCIUS’ WISDOM: LEARN TO BE A WORLD CLASS LEADER interprets leadership principles contained in the Analects of Confucius from the perspective of modern people and combines critical thinking skills promoted in the Analects of Confucius with modern leadership.
Chapter 20 Ask the Right Question to Get the Right Answer
A leader should use the Socratic method of questioning to constantly refine the views of his employees.
Chapter 19 Handle Things According to Their Priority
A manager must be clear about what is important and understand how to delegate.
Chapter 18 Know Yourself and Others
Being strict to let others appreciate the importance of a problem and prevent it from happening again is constructive criticism based on concern for the other person.
Chapter 17 Ability to Think Independently
Rumors can easily destroy the unity of an organization. Seek out the source of a rumor and set the facts straight.
Chapter 16 Seek to Be Good, but Even More Importantly Seek Ability
A leader knows how to effect changes. He seeks to be good, but even more importantly he seeks ability.
Chapter 15 The Art of Recruiting and Making the Most of People
Communication and discussion must be among people with a similar set of values; otherwise it’s easy to miss talent or express a mistaken view.