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Christianity

Business

2004

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Responsible Leadership - The Ethic Of Right Behavior (Chicago), C. William Pollard Dec 2004

Responsible Leadership - The Ethic Of Right Behavior (Chicago), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at a 2004 Rotary One luncheon, Pollard calls on business leaders to run their organizations as moral communities oriented to the "development of human character."


A Season Of Hope, C. William Pollard Dec 2004

A Season Of Hope, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Reflecting on how both Christians and Jews are "prisoners of hope" during Christmas and Hanukkah, Pollard offers his audience a hopeful vision of business, one in which management's servant leadership leads to a positive corporate ethos. Such leadership can, he argues, help to create organizations that are not just profit-driven but also morally conscious.


Bridging The Gulf Between Faith And Work (Memphis, Tn), C. William Pollard Nov 2004

Bridging The Gulf Between Faith And Work (Memphis, Tn), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at Germantown Presbyterian Church's (Memphis, TN) work and faith workshop, Pollard considers ways to bridge the contemporary gulf between religious faith and business.


Making A Difference, C. William Pollard Nov 2004

Making A Difference, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech to the Evangelical Publishing Association (ECPA) at Indian Lakes Resort (Bloomingdale, IL), Pollard offers a semi-autobiographical insight into the integration of work and faith, noting how servant leadership in particular has allowed him to apply his Christian faith in the corporate world.


Letter From C. William Pollard To His Son, Dr. Charles W. Pollard, C. William Pollard Oct 2004

Letter From C. William Pollard To His Son, Dr. Charles W. Pollard, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Pollard sent this letter to his son with a copy of a newly published book by Peter Drucker (with Joseph Maciariello).


Speech At Walworth County Prayer Breakfast, C. William Pollard May 2004

Speech At Walworth County Prayer Breakfast, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech to the audience of the Walworth County Prayer Breakfast in Lake Geneva, WI, Pollard stresses both the importance of prayer and the significance of a Christian view of business, one in which people -- both employees and customers -- are considered the "soul of the firm."


The Priority Of A Productive Life, C. William Pollard Apr 2004

The Priority Of A Productive Life, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

This speech -- delivered at the 2004 Billy Graham Evangelistic Association CEO Conference in Asheville, NC -- asks what it means to be committed Christians in the corporate world.


Knowing What Is Right And Doing It (Wheaton, Il), C. William Pollard Mar 2004

Knowing What Is Right And Doing It (Wheaton, Il), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this semi-autobiographical chapel address at Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL), Pollard urges students to dedicate themselves to a "renewed focus on conscience and character," showing from his own experience at ServiceMaster how important it is for leaders to distinguish between right and wrong.


Surviving Selfishness, C. William Pollard Mar 2004

Surviving Selfishness, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at the Greater Orlando Leadership Foundation (GOLF) in Orlando, Pollard addresses contemporary America's lack of ethical business leaders, a problem he believes can only be solved by cultivating servant leadership.