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Corporate Seer

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Maslow's hierarchy of needs is widely used organizational behavior theory. In the book "Corporate Seer" Mr. Purang has challenged the hierarchy of needs with four standards of work. So what are the four standards of work? They are physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. Mr. Purang argues that four standards are applicable to any organization like team, ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published October 13th 2011 by Createspace (first published January 3rd 2011)
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Feb 11, 2011 Grady rated it really liked it
Infusing the Spiritual into the Work Ethic

'If you thrust the knowledge when the person is unripe or not wanting it, he will never value it. You have to seek the right person for the knowledge.' Though this message comes toward the end of the book CORPORATE SEER, author Arun Purang has essentially summarized the particular essence of this book. This book is as user friendly as any book written but the reader must have the patience similar to that required to learn how to enter a meditative state
Angela Gaskell
Jun 24, 2011 Angela Gaskell rated it it was ok
First and foremost I received this free copy from the author himself through the Goodreads Giveaways. The author, Arun Purang, personalized my copy and signed it. I really liked the personalization.

I realized right from the start that the book needed major editing help. From the Copyright page to the forward, to the end there were significant errors which made it hard to read. I started copy editing with a pencil and then there were too many errors that I just stopped and read it for what the s
Apr 15, 2012 Tami rated it really liked it
It’s all about attitude and the way we see work. If we put very little effort in, we’ll get very little out. If we are looking for ways to get ahead, it shouldn’t surprise us when others do the same. On the other hand, if we love our work, our happiness and enthusiasm will spread. If we pursue excellence for the sake of doing a job right, we will see the difference.

Corporate Seer sets out four standards of work: physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual. Each standard approaches work in
M. Readal
Mar 19, 2011 M. Readal rated it really liked it
Through his initial publication, author Arun Purang has created an insightful and innovative framework to assess one’s own path towards spiritual discovery through work. Yet this book is much more than a dry treatise on business or management philosophies. Mr. Purang employs a narrative to introduce the reader to the “Wisdom of the Four Standards of Work.” His story and character development keep an individual engaged throughout the book, while also establishing a mechanism for the reader to ...more
Jul 13, 2011 Rhoda rated it liked it
Shelves: first-reads
As I won this on First Reads, I'd firstly like to thank the author for the chance to read and review this book.

I found the 4 standards to be interesting and helpful - giving a wonderful perspective about dealing with work and life in general. The storyline, as it was told, was interesting.

I did however find the book difficult to read, as the editing was not up to scratch. Words were omitted, the grammar was lacking and there really were a host of other errors throughout that it didn't flow for m
Dec 16, 2011 Brenna marked it as did-not-finish
Shelves: first-reads
I'll be honest, I started to skim over parts of this book after a while.

I'll preface this by saying I won this in a Goodreads giveaway, and I realized once I received it that I was not its target audience. It's targeting businessmen (and women) who are interested in spiritual/mystical awakenings. Neither of those apply to me.

As well, I think one of the difficulties with reading the book is that the author is East Indian, and the book has not been well edited. Some of the writing is awkward, alo
Feb 02, 2011 Ritika rated it it was amazing
This is best book I have read this year. I finished the book in two hours. It was simple read.
The Author talked about four - standards of work which is very relevant in modern corporate world.
Out of many things i liked about book was definition of world work.
W - Wonderful medium to find
O - Oppertunites to express love
R - Risks and Rewards
K - Knowledge about live.

It is a must read for anyone looking for deeper meaning of work.
Manish Kumar
May 16, 2011 Manish Kumar rated it it was amazing
I found the book to be very interesting and I believe that the ideas and theories presented as part of the core 'mantra' presented in the book hold the potential to transform the readers' relationship with his or her work. This is not a novel to be read lightly, but a book to stop, savour, and reflect on after every few pages. The greatest potential of the teachings in this book will only be felt if they are put to experiment and practiced in one's own life.
May 17, 2011 Blinda rated it it was amazing
The book wonderfully explains the reason to work. and how to balance your work-like. A must for people looking for direction in life.
It helped me making the right choices in the my career. ( I was going through difficult times. I used the techniques mentioned in the book and was able to take right decisions).
Odile Kaylor
May 08, 2011 Odile Kaylor rated it liked it
A new twist on Karma Yoga, or on work, depending where you come from. The story is a bit slow to start, but then suddenly it is in the heart of the subject. I knew about Karma yoga, so I am not sure how people who don't will follow.
May 23, 2011 Mathew rated it it was amazing
Book is written in the form of the conversation between an american and indian. The Indian teaches the american the real meaning of Karma Yoga. A good read, simple and straightforward. A one sitting read.
Gaurav Rathi
May 15, 2011 Gaurav Rathi rated it really liked it
Corporate Seer sets out four standards of work: physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual. Each standard approaches work in a slightly different way and in turn creates a different working experience
Shannon Baas
Apr 09, 2013 Shannon Baas rated it it was amazing
This is a motivational book that I enjoyed. It helps you look at life in a different way in an Indian way of thinking. I would definitely recommend it.
May 23, 2011 Tinkugorton rated it it was amazing
The author through "Corporate Seer" introduces spirituallity in the corporate life. A great effort, a good story and worth reading it.
May 18, 2011 Simmigill rated it it was amazing
i found 4 standard of works are really helpful.after read this book i am able to find myself where i am standing. This book make to discover myself. i suggest everybody read this once
May 23, 2011 Jimmydavono rated it it was amazing
I used to this book to convert my goals to D R E A M goals
D - Driven by values.
R - Realistic
E - Enjoyable
A - Ambitious
M - Manageable.
May 23, 2011 Sachafinner rated it it was amazing
The book is read as it captures the whole gist in two lines
"if you understands the basic you will be guided to sail......... "
it is easy to remember and follow through the book.
Oct 05, 2011 Marie-Eve rated it it was ok
Shelves: mes-livres, giveaways
That book wasn't meant for people like me.... I had the hardest time finishing it. Written for business people mainly, Which I am not.
Kristina Franken
Sep 04, 2012 Kristina Franken rated it it was amazing
I highly recommend this book for anyone

FTC: I received a free copy of this book and was not reimbursed in any other way.
May 25, 2011 John rated it it was amazing
Very useful book for every corporate. It starts with the story of Aditya and wiesman and goes on to explain the 4 standards in very entertaining way.
May 23, 2011 Jillmortton rated it it was amazing
Book is good in the sense, if you are a Manager, you will find techniques to manage the work better. In case you are an enterpreneur, you will find techniques to grow your company.
Aug 28, 2012 Jemma rated it did not like it
Shelves: first-reads
This book wasn't for me. I randomly entered a giveaway for it on Goodreads' First Reads but its content is really not relevant to me.
Catrina rated it it was amazing
Jun 10, 2011
Ravi rated it it was amazing
May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011 Petter rated it it was amazing
this is very good & self motivational book which really helps the corporate peoples.
May 23, 2011 Alex rated it it was amazing
Good the starters on the corporate journey....
May 18, 2011 Knoll rated it it was amazing
Really good book for everybody looking for happiness and career growth
May 18, 2011 Nick rated it it was amazing
Redefines the karma yoga
Christine rated it liked it
May 27, 2011
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Max Knickerbocker rated it it was amazing
May 24, 2011
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