A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a by Donald Miller

By Donald Miller

After writing a winning memoir, Donald Miller's lifestyles stalled. in the course of what must have been the peak of his luck, he discovered himself unwilling to get away from bed, warding off accountability, even wondering the which means of lifestyles. but if motion picture manufacturers proposed turning his memoir right into a motion picture, he discovered himself embarked on a brand new tale packed with possibility, probability, attractiveness, and meaning.

A Million Miles in 1000 Years chronicles Miller's infrequent chance to edit his lifestyles right into a nice tale, to reinvent himself so not anyone shrugs their shoulders whilst the credit roll. via heart-wrenching honesty and hilarious self-inspection, Donald Miller takes readers throughout the lifestyles that emerges whilst it turns from uninteresting truth into significant narrative.

Miller is going from napping all day to using his motorcycle throughout the United States, from residing in romantic daydreams to apprehensive encounters with love, from losing his funds to founding a nonprofit with a passionate reason. Guided via a bunch of outlandish yet very actual characters, Miller exhibits us how you can get a moment probability at lifestyles the 1st time round. 1000000 Miles in one thousand Years is a unprecedented occasion of the great thing about lifestyles.

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India had undergone hundreds of years of colonization and needed to become strong, and the Western-educated Indian leaders did not know any better than to emulate the West. Humanists like Gandhi did champion indigenization in both the economy and the lifestyle, but they became the outliers, the saints who were to be venerated and worshipped, but not to be followed by either the leaders or the masses in their daily living. To appreciate the need for indigenization, let us examine one area of psychology, organizational psychology.

Groups in Indian organizations may show significantly more harmonizing efforts to keep the group together than do groups in Western organizations. In Indian organizations, groups may use normative approach to conflict resolution, as compared to Western groups that resolve each conflict in a unique way. Presence of outgroup members in a group in Indian organizations is likely to lead to formation of cliques. And, finally, the locus of evolution of leadership in groups in Indian organizations is likely to be different from that in Western organizations.

Organizational psychology covers a gamut of topics like job analysis, employee selection, performance appraisal, training and development, leadership, motivation, job satisfaction, methods of organizing, turnover and absenteeism, workplace safety, and issues of work-related stress. , reward system). Measurement also addresses efficiency of processes employed in organizations. In the West, organizational psychology has evolved from being an atheoretical field of research that was focused on solving problems raised by organizations to a theory-driven field, which can be seen in the theoretical sophistication presented in the chapters in the second edition of the Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Dunnette & Hough, 1992).

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