Introduction In today’s business, maximization of profits represents the principal feature of business operations. In order to achieve the highest profits, companies have to manage their human resources effectively. Thus, employee’s motivation has emerged as a critical component, it holds the key to the success of a company. Therefore, human resource managers must motivate their employees to let them perform to their best and achieve the organizational goals. Motivation is the force that pushes us to do things: It is a result of everyone needs being satisfied so that employees have the inspiration and ability to complete the respective task given.
Watsuji Tetsurô, a 20th-century Japanese philosopher attempted to combine the works of Søren Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Heidegger with Eastern philosophies. Some have claimed that there is also a definite eastern element within Heidegger's philosophy. For the most part this is not made explicit within Heidegger's philosophy, apart from in the dialogue between a Japanese and inquirer. Heidegger did spend time attempting to translate the Tao Te Ching into German, working with his Chinese student Paul Hsaio. It has also been claimed that much of Heidegger's later philosophy, particularly the sacredness of Being, bears a distinct similarity to Taoist ideas.
There are many great religions of the world. Two very popular ones were Confucianism and Daoism. Confucianism and Daoism have many similarities and differences. The similarities between Confucianism and Daoism are the founders, how the religion started, where it originated, and where the followers worship. Some differences are their belief of gods, the goal of each religion, and the fact that Confucianism is more of a political system for society, while Daoism is more of a personal self improvement.
It is often seen as the result of the pragmatic approach to religion that many Japanese take: they go to whatever shrine or temple that can perform the rites or services that they specifically need at the time. Before explaining the syncretism of Shinto and Buddhism, here is a brief description of Shinto and Buddhism. Shinto is the indigenous religion in Japan, that is it was not until the introduction of Buddhism to Japan in the 6th century, Shinto back then took on its own identity and came to be known as Shinto. The Shinto we know today has been influenced over time by Buddhist teachings and it is very difficult to understand the history of Shinto without knowing the history of Buddhism in Japan. The core teachings of modern Shinto are sincerity and purity, and the practices of most
In this work, the author does a magnificent job of representing his culture which allows readers to gain new knowledge regarding a culture they were not exposed to before. When I read Bashō’s work, I became fascinated by the concept of impermanence and the Japanese culture’s focus on it. Today, many people are too focused on the past or the future instead of realizing that time will always go on and bring new experiences. Also, individuals should educate themselves when it comes to cultures that aren’t their own and literature has the power give readers that understanding. Bashō’s work of art will continue to offer a beautiful representation of the Japanese culture that enthralls readers
The study also assessed how incorporating Confucianism into a business positively affected sales. The customer and shop worker not only communicated better but the study also shows if the manager were to have out any quotes or small artifacts about Confucius, that the customer would have a talking point and find the store more welcoming. Another example of Confucianism in modern Chinese society is through the media. There are a number of TV shows and movies that are set in ancient Chinese times and reflect the philosophies of Confucius. These shows portray the importance of tradition and the development of ones inner self, similar to the basis of
Fourthly, developmentalism, is the central drive for the country for their relations in the China and outside (international). According to Chinese Dream developmentalism is homogeneous to Chinese government and rules. Lastly, revitalization as a meaning speaks about the creation of hard power. Hard power is the growing importance of the soft power. Joseph Nye tried to explain what is soft power ":the ability to shape the preferences of others through the attraction of one's values, culture and policies, as well as the active export of Chinese values is closely associated with China's hope for a more favorable international environment and its desire to expand its
This enables Guanyin to maintain its long-lasting kind image and faith in Chinese people’s heart years by years. Looking into the inner personalities of Guanyin – kindness, enlightenment and hearing from the sufferings of people of the Guanyin not only embodies the spirit of entering into the humanity of Mahayana Buddhism, but also echoes the Chinese thought of the cultivation of virtue as Guanyin is actually an intrinsic moral beauty (Yu, 2001). Then, the outer appearance of Guanyin is most unique and has variety of styles according to the Buddhist Bodhisattva supernatural magical introduction like thirty-two methods of convenience and based on the introduction and folk legends Buddhist such as a large number of ancient sculptures, paintings on view of the world the image of Buddha gave full expression, as among the major caves and temples can be seen Avalokiteśvara, comfortable Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy ten side, forty-eight arm Guanyin, the Buddhist goddess Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy island, Yoji Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy in white, has ever been, and so the image of the Goddess of Mercy as many as dozens of hundreds of species Lorne; Rösch & Scheurleer, 2002). For examples, from
The latest reinterpretations of Confucianism, more emphasis on the principles of education, family honor, hard work, discipline, and a strong government, and came to the opposite conclusion, that Confucianism is very supportive of national development. Confucianism, a form of moral ethics and practical doctrine of interpersonal relationships, encompasses from
Therefore, the following discussions will disclose some important issues based on a brief comparison. 4.2.1 Individual Level The importance of sustainable leadership is highlighted at the individual level. Leader’s morality, personal value and his or her engagement in self-improvement are characterized as the main elements of sustainable leadership at individual level. Morality: Good morality has been emphasized by all three leaders,who believed that good morality is beneficial for shaping leadership in a good way and could promote the performances of the organization indirectly. They highlighted the importance of the Confucian virtues of “Ren” (benevolence), “Yi” (Rightness) and “Xin”