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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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Almost a century ago the following analogy could be made:"A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to create a device for obtaining profit without ta
Barrier by Alexandru Bodislav on January 26, 2013
It takes some time to realize what type of manager I wanted to be. This story is how I came to realize this fact. Also, how I realized a corporate suite was not for me.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on September 6, 2015
Why does decision making always have to be judgmental and uncertain? Can we have a better way to leverage employee brain power?
Barrier by Bharath Ramasubban on June 25, 2010
 For companies to efficiently influence, focus and meet employees’ needs for innovation, or for companies to improve innovative performance, a prerequisite will be to accurately identify which le
Hack by Aaron Brook on September 13, 2014
Google "Leadership Fear or Love" and you will get views, articles and books from Machiavelli to John Hope Bryant.
Hack by Victor Kwan on January 31, 2013
Cool IoT devices obscured an even more revolutionary aspect of the IoT: for the first time, everyone needing instant access to real-time data about things to make better decisions or
Hack by W. David Stephenson on August 25, 2017
The current industry model is broken. Our economy is built on a ‘take make waste’ model that negatively impacts environmental and human systems and is not tenable in the long term.
Hack by Chris Allen on May 10, 2012
METROLEADS is an innovative culture-shaping, growth and solutions-oriented higher education program aimed at increasing employee engagement, the flow of ideas at Metropolitan State College o
Story by Paul Cesare on January 14, 2011
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
As we push just about everything into the cloud, and advancements in technology shrink or eliminate traditional barriers for people to interact and exchange value, the "trustworthiness stool" presents
Hack by Aaron Anderson on August 17, 2012

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