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In general stewardship is responsibility for taking good care of resources entrusted to one.

Stewardship in industry

  • For example, product stewardship.

Stewardship of the environment

  • For example, protecting the environment through recycling, conservation, and the like.

Stewardship in organizations

  • In an organizational context, stewardship refers to management's responsibility to properly utilize and develop the talents of the members.

For more in depth detail, see, in Organizational development, the pages on - talent identification and management - succession planning - employee development - performance improvement

Stewardship in Islam

Stewardship in Christianity

  • In a Christian context, stewardship refers to the responsibility that Christians have for the gifts that God has bestowed. In some settings, stewardship is operationalized as time, talent and treasure.

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