There are a vast number of Christians in professional and management positions in corporate America who wish to lead as Christ intended. The Executive Calling describes how they can to reconcile their faith with corporate cultures in ways that can enable them to lead effectively and righteously. This book not only challenges current Christian leaders in corporations to discover God’s calling for them in their jobs, but calls younger professional and college students to consider leadership careers in the corporate world. Roger Andersen, once vice president of PepsiCo, breaks new ground for anyone who is struggling with reconciling career success and obedient service to Jesus. In these ten expansive chapters—rich in sound, biblical wisdom, and mixed with Andersen's insights from thirty-years of experience—readers will discover why Christians can and are, indeed, called to excel in the corporate world. It examines Scriptural advice on the most important leadership qualities and successful management practices. Available at the end of the book is a comprehensive Christian Executive's Study Guide that is perfectly suited for further individual, small group, or devotional study.
Roger D. Andersen holds an underbraduate degree in economics from Wheaton College and an MBA from Oregon State University. He has studied literature and history at Oxford University, and international economics at the University of Leiden in Holland. Mr. Andersen began his career with PepsiCo (1976-1989), then served as Vice President of Finance for Tonka/Kenner/Parker International (1989-1991), Chief Financial Officer for Rollerblade (1992-1996), and as Senior Vice President for Pepsi-Cola General Bottlers (1996-1998). Recently, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Young America Corp. (1998-2006), the largest consumer promotion services company in North America. Roger and his wife have two daughters.