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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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The problem is not that we are thinking about management challenges with concepts that are decades out of date, but that we are thinking about them with brains that are millenia out of date.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
Capitalism and productivity works hand in hand.
Story by David Lee on May 8, 2012
 The mission and responsibility of corporate management is to steer the company to reach its goals.
Hack by János Pál NÉMETH on April 27, 2013
It is time we recognize that our current approach to leadership development is a waste. $50 Billion and research says there is nothing to show for it.
Unless we change the story we won't change anything fundamental.Our stories keep us doing what we're already doing or open up new possibilites for action.
Hack by Mark Addleson on December 17, 2011
Remember in the 80’s when "Supply Chain Management" revolutionized the way companies managed inventory?
Hack by Tim Giehll on June 17, 2011
In shortVirtuality is only capital intensive in its requirements for real-life server hosts and the infrastructure to provide access to the virtual world.  The businesses that invest capital in t
Some communication is feasible only in the visual mode.  Imagine navigating with text on the road or what the GUI did to computers !
Hack by Joseph Manuel on March 16, 2012
Thinking outside the box is much easier with help from people who were never in that particular box in the first place.
Hack by Alastair Dryburgh on October 17, 2011

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