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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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171 Hacks
15 Barriers

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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What is management supposed to do?  How to profit maximize workers to better raise the yield to social benefit and stakholder benefit.  The chain of command contains one or more components t
Barrier by Vidia S. Ramdeen on July 30, 2010
Are we really resources? What is "Human" resource? Is it time to give us all the benefit of doubt and qualify ourselves better?
Hack by Himesh KC on June 16, 2014
 The Invisible Hand’s Purpose Seed, manifesting itself as a 5D Market system with a 5M (Meta Events,  Means, Metrics, Method & Mediation) mindset, yielding Triune Shared Value (S
Hack by Charles Prabakar on March 30, 2012
While the phrase “strategy reset” means different things to different companies, most strategy practitioners agree, that there are not many comprehensive approaches available within the market place t
Story by Charles Prabakar on May 27, 2011
The Total Volunteer Force (TVF) will restructure the U.S. military's personnel system, designed to overhaul the inflexible, centrally-managed structure today.
Hack by Timothy Kane on June 11, 2013
The world of management is full of myths and rituals. Many seem to have been with us forever, often explained and justified as “we have always done it like this”.
Hack by Bjarte Bogsnes on January 23, 2017
The Information Age has accelerated the speed of business. Old management models are crippling effective leadership. Leaders need more data. Social discovery helps bridge the information gap.
Hack by Joshua Eric Schow on July 12, 2013
The problem is not that we are thinking about management challenges with concepts that are decades out of date, but that we are thinking about them with brains that are millenia out of date.
Hack by Alastair Dryburgh on October 24, 2011
It is well known that empowering employees can boost morale, engagement and productivity, but surprisingly few organisations are genuinely strategic in taking such an approach.
Story by Vlatka Hlupic on January 19, 2011
Capitalism and productivity works hand in hand.
Story by David Lee on May 8, 2012

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