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Business by the Book: The Complete Guide of Biblical Principles for the Workplace [Paperback]

By Larry Burkett (Author)
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Now readers can approach the new millennium by incorporating Burkett's tried and true advice into their business world with this updated edition of the best-selling classic containing some of the actual study material used in Burkett's worldwide seminars.

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What would happen if you made your business decisions by the book? "By the Bible that is."

This updated version of the best-selling "Business by the Book "offers radical principles of business management that go beyond the Ten Commandments and other biblical maxims.

"Business by the Book "is a step-by-step presentation of how businesses should be run according to the Creator of all management rules: God.

Larry Burkett, founder and president of Christian Financial Concepts, provides business principles from his own experience as well as what God's Word says on topics such as:

  • Hiring and Firing Decisions
  • Pay Increases and Promotions
  • Management Selection
  • Employee Pay Decisions
  • Borrowing and/or Lending Decisions
  • Forming Corporations and Partnerships
  • Business Tithing
  • Retirement

Whether you are the owner of a business, a corporate executive, or a manager, this best-selling classic is for you.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Thomas Nelson
Pages   301
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.3" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 3, 2006
Publisher   Thomas Nelson
ISBN  0785287973  
ISBN13  9780785287971  
UPC  020049075579  

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More About Larry Burkett

Larry Burkett Larry Burkett (March 3, 1939 – July 4, 2003) was an American author and radio personality whose work focused on financial counseling from an evangelical Christian point of view. Burkett founded Christian Financial Concepts.

Burkett published more than 70 books, sales of which now exceed 11 million copies and include several national best-sellers. The three radio programs that he began -- “Money Matters,” “How to Manage Your Money,” and “MoneyWatch,” along with a series of short features titled “A Money Minute” -- have been carried on more than 1,100 radio outlets worldwide. (Crown Financial Ministries has since replaced the three longer-form radio broadcasts with shows having different titles and reworked formats.) In May 1996, Southwest Baptist University conferred on Burkett an honorary doctorate in economics.

Spanish Biography: Larry Burket (1939-2003), fue fundador y presidente de "Christian Financial Concepts, Inc., " un ministerio de ensenanza y asesoramiento sobre los principios de Dios en las finanzas. Es autor tambien del libro de mas venta "La familia y sus finanzas", entre otros.

Larry Burkett was born in 1939 and died in 2003.

Larry Burkett has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Resourceful Living

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Reviews - What do customers think about Business By The Book (Updated)?

Foresight that comes only by following the Scripture  Feb 1, 2010
This book has been a real eye-opener to me. In his basic application of Biblical wisdom to daily work life, Larry Burkett lays out a pattern that will help anyone from a janitor to a CEO, from a pastor or any other leader, to honor God on their workplace. It is interesting that although the book was published in 1998, the principles it spells out are exactly what caused the recent economic depression. Avoiding the common trap of a "health/wealth" social gospel, "Business by the Book" should help the lazy be motivated, and those in bondage to their work to find release in Christ. An excellent read.
Invaluable Resource for Managing in Business  Jan 19, 2010
Business by the Book is a truly excellent resource that provides guidance for Christian businesspeople to run their business by biblical principles. There are three parts in the book. Part I, Business by the Book, provides a high level view of the importance and value of living your life and running your business in a way that is aligned with God's principles. It even talks about the role your spouse plays in your business. Part II, Critical Policy Decisions, has nine chapters on some very tough issues: leadership, hiring and firing, management selection, pay, borrowing and lending. Part III, Your Business and Your Life, talks about the integration of the two, plus a number of key issues such as incorporation, tithing, and retirement. The book ends with a chapter on Integrating God's Plan. There is even a helpful 48-pg Study Guide in the end, which looks quite useful for personal or small group study.

I appreciated the clear writing style throughout the book, the blend of stories, principles, explanation, and encouragement. The format also allows you to dive right into specific subjects where you might be facing a current challenge. This book seems like a must read and reference for anyone in business.
Awesome Book!  Nov 15, 2009
Awesome book if you are serious about running your business according to God's principles in the Bible. I have read it for the second time, and I know I will refer to it as my business grows! God Bless Larry Burkett!
Larry Burkett - Business by the Book -- Biblical principles for Business Men and Women  Oct 5, 2009
It took a little longer to receive than I initially hoped for, but not too long, and it was well worth the wait for a book grounded in God's principles for business.
Excellent Resource  Jun 15, 2009
This book is an excellent recource for anyone who owns a business or who is in a management or supervisory position - Excellent advice, full of encouragement and I love that it is based on biblical principals. I highly recommend it to everyone!

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