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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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In our distant past, our ancestors would consult with an assortment of gods for guidance.
Hack by Roger Bromley on May 27, 2013
We all have management tendencies what is yours? I study leaders and their styles. We all are different managers but we can learn from other managers.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on May 29, 2015
Most managers manage by telling their workforce what to do, without realising that telling them what to do actually destroys their ability to do it.Telling people what to do creates the resistance tha
Story by Peter A Hunter on November 21, 2010
Human systems are symbolic systems (as opposed to mechanical systems and organic systems). Human structures are integrated from a purpose that gives "meaning" to their daily activities.
Hack by Marcelo Manucci on February 1, 2014
This a revolutionary and completely new management philosopy is founded on the core principles of evolution, nuero-science and nature.
Hack by Terry Wilcox on September 20, 2011
There aren't many who would argue that a college diploma isn't worth pursuing.  And, while I would never suggest that college is for every one, I also wouldn't ever suggest that a diploma isn't w
Hack by Aaron Anderson on December 20, 2013
Lately, I read an article in Business Week by a so called expert… in the second sentence the expert made the comment that you should love what you do.Recently, on Good Morning America a reporter was i
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on May 5, 2015
“If passion is not aroused, not much is going to happen, and responsibility will never has a chance.” Harrison Owen“Leadership everywhere” is impossible under the premises of the organizational model
Hack by Agustin Jimenez on July 8, 2013
If there was to be a revolution in the Project Management space, what would it possibly be / look like?This is what I would predict: All managers would become extinct, just like Dinosaurs – in the nea
Hack by Himesh KC on July 25, 2014

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