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Motivation and Leadership according to Lao Tzu�?¢�?�?��?�?�s 3 Treasures


Kim Cheng Patrick Low

In this paper, the researcher-author relates the applications and benefits of Lao Tzu’s three greatest treasures: simplicity, patience and compassion – to motivation and leadership. This paper includes a research model, research methodology and its findings, discussions as well as an analysis with its concluding remarks. The use of the three treasures of Lao Tzu is really useful for a leader in terms of motivating oneself and one’s followers as well as those whom one leads and cares for. Here, the university don has, in most ways, turned the Chinese philosophy of Taoism into leadership and management lessons and their applications.

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