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Rethink the philosophical foundations of management

“We need more than new management practices, we need new management principles.”

It’s no longer enough just to be operationally excellent.Organizations must be adaptable, innovative, inspiring, and socially responsible. That means rebuilding the foundations of management thought and practice. Scholars and practitioners alike must search for new principles in fields as diverse as anthropology, biology, design, political science, urban planning, and theology.

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Rethink the philosophical foundations of management

“We need more than new management practices, we need new management principles.”

It’s no longer enough just to be operationally excellent.Organizations must be adaptable, innovative, inspiring, and socially responsible. That means rebuilding the foundations of management thought and practice. Scholars and practitioners alike must search for new principles in fields as diverse as anthropology, biology, design, political science, urban planning, and theology.

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 Inspired by the new sciences and adopting an integral approach aimed to the inclusion of different paradigms, theories and models on the organization field, I propose three requirements to effec
Hack by Michele Munaretti on June 5, 2012
Create a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Credit Exchange like carbon Credit Exchange to motivate corporates to take on CSR initiatives which will give them CSR credits that can be converted to m
(Lifted from WIKI)  The hero's journey, is a basic pattern that is found in narratives from around the world.
Hack by christopher yates on June 6, 2012
The Who Cares test is always the final one to pass, but on the way, there will be an increase in cases where entities are run as "markets of lwork", and instead of "organizations" capturing value
Hack by Malcolm Ryder on May 31, 2011
Both economic thought and management practice are based on the so-called free market economy or competitive markets and all measures of performance or success are always relative.To get out of this "c
Hack by Srinivasan Abhinavam on February 9, 2011
I don't know the answer to either part of this compound question, but I think we have to answer the first part, before we can answer the second part.  To that end I have begun a research project
Hack by Samuel Peffers on January 19, 2013
   Quality is not a myth in government nor institutionalizing a Quality Government (Q-Government) a far-fetched dream.
Hack by BUDS M. FERNANDO on November 27, 2011
     Leadership equality means the responsibility of leading is divided evenly among us. Our influence is lateral as well as vertical, and those above us may need us most
Hack by Tom Wright on September 25, 2011
Society is calling for a new breed of business leaders who are able to bring a whole set of considerations in the society.
Hack by Tanveer Awan on November 7, 2010
A new management philosophy is outlined in a recent book: Become Truly Great: Serve the common good through Management by Positive Organizational Effectiveness (2017).
Story by Charles Chandler on December 10, 2017

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