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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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‘Everything fails all the time’ as the CTO of Amazon Werner Vogels puts it, is a principle which promotes thinking where organisations and individual projects are built on the assumption that there is
Story by Amit Namjoshi on February 21, 2014
Customer service professionals nurture a company’s most important assets – its customers –, but they are also some of its lowest paid employees.
Hack by Marton Jojarth on June 12, 2015
The risk in every innovation is that can produce a revolution or even worst anarchy...I think that especially in some countries and in some cultures, Management 2.0 could become a strong tool to contr
Hack by Giuseppe Satriani on July 10, 2011
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
Corporate boards of the world, hearken and observe.As this Web page loads…...entire factories are being built on clouds. Up there in the sky, land, natural resources, roads, and canals are abundant.
Hack by Alberto Blanco on May 11, 2012
The major barrier to expansion of leadership capacity within organizations and beyond is common sense and meaning of words/terms 'leadership' and ‘leader’, obsolete but dominating paradigm that ‘leade
Hack by Oleg Derevianko on July 11, 2013
Strategy formulation looks at external factors, craft strategic initiatives then mobilize resources including talent. But firms still generate weak strategies and execute poorly.
Hack by Victor Magdaraog on January 20, 2011
A new legal currency tracks with how hard you work to enrich society. The harder you demonstrably work on that, the less anything else costs you.
Hack by Malcolm Ryder on March 30, 2012
 1 Contesting(even opposing)in politics, or military, can not only facilitate social progress in terms of science and technology, liberty and democracy and so on, but also have devastating conseq
Hack by Aaron Brook on November 6, 2012

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