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The Soul Of The Firm As It Moves To The 21st Century, C. William Pollard Mar 1996

The Soul Of The Firm As It Moves To The 21st Century, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In an address delivered at the 50th Annual Indiana University Business Conference (Indianapolis, IN), Pollard contends that the "soul" of any corporate firm is its people. In light of this, he goes on to argue that corporate success depends upon managers who commit themselves to a vision of leadership defined by service to both employees and customers.


The Soul Of The Firm (Phoenix), C. William Pollard Nov 1995

The Soul Of The Firm (Phoenix), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Delivered at the Activating Your Firm's Service Culture Symposium (Phoenix), this speech outlines Pollard's theory of the corporate soul, which is most clearly defined as the people who make up the organization. According to Pollard, proper recognition of the firm's soul requires a certain kind of leadership, one defined by both service and sacrifice.





Servant Leadership - A Look At Values In The Marketplace, C. William Pollard Oct 1995

Servant Leadership - A Look At Values In The Marketplace, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech to the members of the German-American Chamber of Commerce (Hotel Intercontinental - Chicago), Pollard reflects upon the uncertain economic and socio-political climate of the mid-1990s. He posits that institutions might move forward despite such uncertainty if only their leaders understand themselves as servants charged with the holistic well-being of the organization's employees.


The Leader Who Serves (Washington, D.C.), C. William Pollard Aug 1995

The Leader Who Serves (Washington, D.C.), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at the Eighth Annual National Conference on Federal Quality (Washington Hilton and Towers), Pollard details the main contours of servant leadership. In particular, he focuses on how servant leadership not only influences the ethos of the workplace but also affects the very lives of the corporation's employees.


The Leader Who Serves (Windsor, Uk), C. William Pollard Apr 1994

The Leader Who Serves (Windsor, Uk), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at the 1994 Windsor Weekend, Pollard details the main contours of servant leadership. In particular, he focuses on how servant leadership not only influences the ethos of the workplace but also affects the very lives of the corporation's employees.


The Quest For The Entrepreneurial Spirit (Claremont, Ca), C. William Pollard Mar 1994

The Quest For The Entrepreneurial Spirit (Claremont, Ca), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at Claremont College's Alumni Day, Pollard contends that the way in which managers lead directly influences the innovatory spirit of the corporate firm.


The Gift Of Change, C. William Pollard Jan 1993

The Gift Of Change, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Delivered at ServiceMaster's Award of Excellence event in January 1993, Pollard here considers how the organization might understand the monumental changes of the early 1990s as gifts while simultaneously remaining committed to its core principles of honoring God and developing people.


Speech At Florida Southern College, C. William Pollard Oct 1992

Speech At Florida Southern College, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at Florida Southern College (Lakeland, FL), Pollard considers how the free-market system can be a force for good if only business leaders would conceive of themselves as stewards of any given firm's greatest asset, namely its people.


Leading By Serving - Renewal Of Focus On Others, C. William Pollard Apr 1992

Leading By Serving - Renewal Of Focus On Others, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In remarks delivered to the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago, Pollard notes that a radically changing socio-political climate calls for business leaders committed to serving the people that make up their organizations.


Speech At Drucker Education Seminar, C. William Pollard Nov 1991

Speech At Drucker Education Seminar, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at the 1991 Drucker Education Seminar in Claremont, CA, Pollard focuses primarily on the importance of cultivating business leaders who are committed to the success and well-being of their employees.


Speech At Harvard University, C. William Pollard Apr 1991

Speech At Harvard University, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In these notes for a speech given at Harvard University (Boston, MA), Pollard suggests that the future of businesses like ServiceMaster depends on leaders who are willing to see themselves as servants of their employees.