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Business As A Calling Of God (La Quinta, Ca), C. William Pollard Sep 2011

Business As A Calling Of God (La Quinta, Ca), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at a retreat for the students of Talbot Seminary (Biola University), Pollard outlines his understanding of business as a calling of God.


Redemptive Leadership, C. William Pollard Apr 2011

Redemptive Leadership, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary hosted its "Salting the Workplace - How?" seminar in 2011. For his speech at the workshop, Pollard chose the topic of redemptive leadership, which he understands as being fundamentally concerned with the development of the human person. This type of leadership can never be divorced from the ultimate questions, i.e. those pertaining to God and faith.


The Virtue Of Profit (Boston), C. William Pollard Apr 2011

The Virtue Of Profit (Boston), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at a ministry conference hosted by Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Boston, MA), Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.


The Awesome Responsibility Of Leadership (St. David's, Pa), C. William Pollard May 2010

The Awesome Responsibility Of Leadership (St. David's, Pa), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech to the PhD students at Eastern University (St. David's, PA), Pollard contends that leadership must be person-centered and oriented to cultivating a "moral community for the development of human character."


The Virtue Of Profit (Seattle), C. William Pollard Feb 2010

The Virtue Of Profit (Seattle), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at Seattle Pacific University, Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.


Business As A Calling Of God (Seattle), C. William Pollard Feb 2010

Business As A Calling Of God (Seattle), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In his keynote address at Seattle Pacific University's 2010 Day of Common Learning, Pollard considers the issues surrounding the 2008-2009 financial crisis and calls for a transformation of business leaders and business education.


Responsible Leadership - An Ethic Of Right Behavior, C. William Pollard Nov 2009

Responsible Leadership - An Ethic Of Right Behavior, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

No abstract provided.


The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - Second Revision), C. William Pollard Jun 2009

The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - Second Revision), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this second revision of a speech delivered at Wheaton College's Hastert Center (now the Center for Economy, Government, and Public Policy), Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.


The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - First Revision), C. William Pollard May 2009

The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - First Revision), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech -- a revised version of one delivered at Wheaton College's Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy -- Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.



The Virtue Of Profit (Mclean, Va), C. William Pollard Feb 2009

The Virtue Of Profit (Mclean, Va), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech delivered to the Workforce Ministry Group of McLean Presbyterian Church (McLean, VA), Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.


The Journey Of Life, C. William Pollard Aug 2007

The Journey Of Life, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at Emmaus College's (Dubuque, IA) 2007 convocation, Pollard urges the students to understand their vocation -- whatever it may be -- as a way of actualizing their commitment to Christ in everyday life.


Management As A Liberal Art (Chattanooga, Tn), C. William Pollard Jan 2007

Management As A Liberal Art (Chattanooga, Tn), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at Covenant College, Pollard outlines his vision -- adopted from that of noted theorist Peter Drucker -- of management as a liberal art. In particular, he focuses on how corporate leadership cannot be oriented to simply utilitarian goals but must also consider the whole person physical, spiritual, and moral being.


Open For Business (Short Version), C. William Pollard Jan 2007

Open For Business (Short Version), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Reflecting on his own experience bridging the gulf between business and faith while serving as Chairman of ServiceMaster, Pollard encourages students at Covenant College to go forth into their future vocations confident in their abilities to integrate faith and work in whatever arena they are called to serve.


Open For Business (Long Version), C. William Pollard Jan 2007

Open For Business (Long Version), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Reflecting on his own experience bridging the gulf between business and faith while serving as Chairman of ServiceMaster, in this lecture Pollard encourages students at Covenant College to go forth into their future vocations confident that they will be able to integrate faith and work in whatever arena they are called to serve in.


Business As A Mission; Business As A Calling (Long Version), C. William Pollard Dec 2006

Business As A Mission; Business As A Calling (Long Version), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at InterVarsity's Open for Business Conference in St. Louis, MO, Pollard describes vocation as fulfilling whatever call God has placed on our lives. By drawing upon his own story as a Christian businessman, he shows how such a fulfillment requires the implementation of servant leadership.


Business As A Mission; Business As A Calling (Short Version), C. William Pollard Dec 2006

Business As A Mission; Business As A Calling (Short Version), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at InterVarsity's Open for Business Conference in St. Louis, MO, Pollard describes vocation as fulfilling whatever call God has placed on our lives. By drawing upon his own story as a Christian businessman, he shows how such a fulfillment requires the implementation of servant leadership.


A Cross-Eyed View Of Leadership, C. William Polalrd May 2006

A Cross-Eyed View Of Leadership, C. William Polalrd

C. William Pollard Papers

In this address to the 2006 graduates of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Pollard advocates a cross-centered approach to leadership, one which looks to Jesus Christ as the model of the true servant leader.


Leadership In Turbulent Times (Jackson, Tn), C. William Pollard Apr 2006

Leadership In Turbulent Times (Jackson, Tn), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at Union University (Jackson, TN), Pollard contends that the turbulent years in which we live require moral leadership oriented to cultivating purpose in people's lives.


Leadership In Turbulent Times (Seattle), C. William Pollard Apr 2006

Leadership In Turbulent Times (Seattle), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Speaking at Seattle Pacific University, Pollard contends that the turbulent years in which we live require moral leadership oriented to cultivating purpose in people's lives.


Go Where The Fish Are, C. William Pollard Jan 2005

Go Where The Fish Are, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Pollard delivered this meditation on Luke 5 at the 2005 Council for Christian Colleges and Universities President's Conference in Washington, D.C. In it he contends that one can learn much about leadership from following the example of Christ.


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.


A Charge To Keep, C. William Pollard May 2003

A Charge To Keep, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this address at the Emmanuel University's (Oradea, Romania) 2003 commencement ceremony, Pollard encourages the graduating seniors to see themselves as going out to serve and engage the world for Christ in whatever field of work they may enter.


The Ethics Of Responsible Leadership And The Practice Of Right Behavior, C. William Pollard Nov 2002

The Ethics Of Responsible Leadership And The Practice Of Right Behavior, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech at Cornell University's Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS), Pollard considers the conference's theme of restoring trust by focusing primarily on how wealth creation must be coupled with a leadership structure committed to the good of both employees and customers.


Soul Of The Firm: Business As A Christian Calling, C. William Pollard Jun 1999

Soul Of The Firm: Business As A Christian Calling, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Pollard delievered this speech at Business '99: An Outstanding Christian Calling, a symposium held by Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI). In it he speaks of how a holistic focus on people is the bedrock of transforming work into a holy vocation.


Ethical Dilemmas In Higher Education Administration Through Gender-Base Perspectives, David B. Ross Ed.D. Dec 1998

Ethical Dilemmas In Higher Education Administration Through Gender-Base Perspectives, David B. Ross Ed.D.

Dr. David B. Ross

No abstract provided.


Steer For Open Water, C. William Pollard May 1998

Steer For Open Water, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this reflection on Exodus 33, Pollard encourages the graduating class of Emmanuel Bible Institute (Oradea, Romania) to "steer for open waters" by serving their Romanian context with confidence that their vocation is a means of implementing their faith in daily life.


Bridging The Gulf (New Haven, Ct), C. William Pollard May 1998

Bridging The Gulf (New Haven, Ct), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Delivered at the Yale Berkeley Seminar (hosted by Berkeley Divinity School at Yale) in New Haven, CT, this speech asks how Christians might bridge the gulf between work and faith (or God and profit). Pollard posits that the link between the two is to be found in people, all of whom are made in the image of God. In this framework, the corporate firm may be construed as an institution of moral formation.


A Philosophy Of Life And Work, C. William Pollard Feb 1998

A Philosophy Of Life And Work, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

This speech -- delivered at the Wharton School of Business's (University of Pennsylvania) 1998 Zweig Executive Dinner Series -- outlines the rapid socio-economic changes prevalent at the end of the 20th century. In light of these, Pollard asks whether the corporation can be oriented to both maximizing profit and forming the moral character of those it employs.


Speech At Liberty University Baccalaureate (Draft), C. William Pollard May 1997

Speech At Liberty University Baccalaureate (Draft), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

This draft of a speech to be delivered at Liberty University's (Lynchburg, VA) 1997 Baccalaureate Service is an extended meditation on Exodus 33 and the question of vocation.


Trust And The Soul Of The Firm, C. William Pollard Feb 1997

Trust And The Soul Of The Firm, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this 1997 address at DePaul University's Institute for Business and Professional Ethics, Pollard speaks of corporate management as a service oriented to the well-being of what he calls the "soul of the firm," namely its people.