2010年赫曼．李奧納教授曾發表過〈慈濟基金會的中國救災任務〉（The Tzu Chi Foundation's China Relief Mission）一文，在文中提及慈濟是最快捷、最有效的國際救援組織之一，基於同情心的價值而投入，並且有許多不同於一般的組織運作方式，包括以誠信為本、直接親手援助等等。尤其是以臺灣為發跡地的慈濟，能被中國政府接受成為大陸第一個合法登記的非政府組織，確屬不易。他認為慈濟與上人以價值信念作為管理的核心基礎，有別於西方以利益、競爭、效能、量化的管理模式，對西方是一個很大的啟發。
Herman B. “Dutch” Leonard
Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration and Faculty Co-chair of the Social Enterprise Initiative
Havard Business School
Herman B. ("Dutch") Leonard is Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and the George F. Baker, Jr. Professor of Public Sector Management at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. In addition, he serves as co-chair of the Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Initiative. His expertise including general organizational strategy, governance, performance management, crisis management and leadership, and corporate social responsibility. His leadership work focuses on innovation, creativity, effective decision-making, and advocacy and persuasion. Furthemore, Prof. Herman B. Leonard current work in leadership and management is focused on the relationship between governance, accountability, and performance, and emphasizes the use of performance management as a tool for enhancing accountability. He also worked and taught extensively in the area of crisis management and on issues related to corporate social responsibility.
In 2010, Prof. Herman B. Leonard has published article: The Tzu Chi Foundation's China Relief Mission, it mentioned Tzu Chi Foundation is the quickest and most effective international aid organizations, the mission is based on compassion value, and the way they operate is different from other organization, including integrity as fundamental and personally past the aid directly to victims and so on. It is indeed not easy for Tzu Chi Foundation to be accepted as China first legally registered NGO in the continent especially when the foundation originally develop from Taiwan. He recognize the vow value management by Tzu Chi Foundation and Venerable Master Cheng Yen as core belief is different from western view, who emphasize on interests, competition, performance and quantitative management. This will lead to great inspiration to the western world.
1.Bower, Joseph L., Herman B. Leonard, and Lynn S. Paine. Capitalism at Risk: Rethinking the Role of Business. Harvard Business Review Press, 2011. (Published in Chinese as "Qi ye zai jing ji zhong de jue se," Beijing: China Machine Press, 2012. Published in Japanese as ハーバードが教える 10年後に生き残る会社、消える会社, Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd., 2013.) View Details
2.Howitt, Arnold M. and Herman B. Leonard, eds. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2009. View Details
3.Wei-Skillern, Jane, James Austin, Herman Leonard, and Howard Stevenson.Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector. Sage Publications, 2007. View Details
4.Leonard, Dutch. Checks Unbalanced: The Quiet Side of Public Spending. Basic Books, 1986. View Details
5.Leonard, Dutch, Janet K. Marantz, and Karl E. Case. Discrimination in Rural Housing. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath and Company, 1976. View Details
1.Leonard, Dutch, Arnold M. Howitt, Christine M. Cole, and Philip B. Heymann."Making Boston Stronger." ICSS Journal 2, no. 2 (July–August 2014): 15–23. View Details
2.Leonard, Dutch, Christine M. Cole, and Arnold M. Howitt. "Why Was Boston Strong? Law Enforcement Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing."Gazette (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) 76, no. 4 (2014): 14–16. View Details
3.Leonard, Dutch, and Arnold M. Howitt. "Boston Marathon Bombing Response."Crisis Response Journal 8, no. 4 (2013): 18–21. View Details
4.Leonard, Dutch, and Arnold M. Howitt. "The Medical Response to the Boston Marathon Bombings." ICSS Journal 1, no. 2 (June 2013): 74–77. View Details
5.Howitt, Arnold M., Haruo Hayashi, Hiromi Akiyama, David W. Giles, and Dutch Leonard. "An Incident Management System for Japan?" Crisis Response Journal9, no. 1 (2013): 17–19. View Details
6.Rashid, Faaiza, Amy C. Edmondson, and Herman B. Leonard. "Leadership Lessons from the Chilean Mine Rescue." Harvard Business Review 91, nos. 7/8 (July–August 2013): 113–119. View Details
7.Leonard, Herman B. "Dutch", and Arnold M. Howitt. "Working Together in Crises." Crisis Response Journal 7, no. 4 (2012): 50–51. View Details
8.Bower, Joseph L., Herman B. Leonard, and Lynn S. Paine. "Capitalism's New Agenda: Do Wall Street Protesters Have a Point?" HBS Alumni Bulletin 88, no. 1 (March 2012). View Details
9.Leonard, Herman B., Douglas Ahlers, and Arnold M. Howitt. "Preparing in Advance for Disaster Recovery." Global-is-Asian, no. 12 (October–December 2011): 40–41. View Details
10.Bower, Joseph L., Herman B. Leonard, and Lynn S. Paine. "Global Capitalism at Risk: What Are You Doing About It?" Harvard Business Review 89, no. 9 (September 2011). View Details
Leonard, Dutch, and Arnold M. Howitt. "Organising Response to Extreme Emergencies: The Victorian Bushfires of 2009."
．The Tzu Chi Foundation's China Relief Mission
．慈濟── 組織管理與領導的典範 The Importance Of Tzu Chi As A Model For Organizational Management And Leadership