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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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At the core of a healthy organization is the idea that people are respected and valued for their different gifts/strengths/talents.
Hack by Josh Allan Dykstra on June 27, 2011
A corporate vision to be effective must be communicated to the first line employee. First line managers are critical to this process.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on October 9, 2015
No one likes annual performance reviews. Managers hate doing them and employees hate getting them. Instead of wasting time on this, I suggest totally eliminating the annual perforance review.
Hack by Marton Jojarth on June 30, 2015
In the time when the Abbasid Caliphs ruled in the Orient, there lived in Baghdad a successful high-ranking secretary. He was reputed for being utterly incorruptible.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on July 29, 2016
Our current leadership paradigm divides people into two groups: leaders and followers.
Hack by David Marquet on December 9, 2011
This hack begins the process of changing a Management 1.0 organization’s culture by recognizing that an increase in personal freedom must be accompanied by an increase in personal
Hack by Chris Grams on April 30, 2012
 Based on the internal logic of human nature throughout the whole history of management thought, I can prove a natural and flexible “three-tier management”, and at the same time make a roadmap of
Hack by Aaron Brook on September 21, 2012

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