Management by Proverbs: Scriptural Wisdom for Superior Results

20th Anniversary Edition

Whether you’re a business owner, a school administrator, a church pastor, or a CEO, the Old Testament Book of Proverbs offers timeless principles for leadership success. Management by Proverbs explores 30 of these principles, with incisive commentary and dozens of case studies.

Translated into several languages the past two decades, this updated edition presents practical advice for managing your organization and your people—even for managing your life, with new chapters on marriage, parenting, temptation, difficult conversations, investments, personal productivity and clarifying your calling.

Can ancient wisdom really guide modern success? See for yourself as Professor Zigarelli applies ideas that have stood the test of time.

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Praise for Management by Proverbs

“A must read for anyone with a passion for making a difference in the marketplace on behalf of Jesus Christ” Alan Ross, former President of Fellowship of Companies for Christ International

“Zigarelli shows that anyone who claims the Scriptures are irrelevant to the world of business has never seriously considered them” Moody Magazine

“Mike introduces us to a fresh look at Proverbs” William Pollard, Chairman Emeritus, The ServiceMaster Company

“A unique textbook of business and faith” New Man Magazine

“An extraordinary new way to look at work and workers” Troy Broadcasting

“This book is highly recommended, sure to be read more than once. A worthwhile addition to the library of any manager” Bibliotheca Sacra (Dallas Theological Seminary)

“Management theory could be a dry topic for a book, but this one gleans principles from Proverbs in a readable, interesting manner. Each chapter contains case studies and concrete examples” (CBA Marketplace)

“This author knows his stuff, as his endnotes show. This book is worth reading” Times-Examiner (South Carolina)

Stop listening to instruction, my son,

and you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 19:27