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The Tao Te Ching

A lot of business strategy metaphors are based on war. This is understandable given that the origins of strategy are often traced back to The Art of War by Sun Tzu. But there are other possibilities - the Tao Te Ching, provides a complete set of non-war-based metaphors for business strategy (and indeed for most other things).


You can also read Ron Hogan's freewheeling adaptation online.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Chris!

    Great blog ... for a modern update of the Tao Te Ching, I'd invite interested readers to check out this new version:

    http://www.tao-now.com

    (Full disclosure: I'm one of the co-authors.)

    Peace,

    Tim

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  2. Thanks Tim. I had a look at your book on your web-site and love the concept. I will definitely be looking out for a copy.

    Cheers,
    Chris

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