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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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Human biases, stereotypes and social dynamics are hindering critical decision making processes in organizations.
Hack by Daniele Pigni on November 26, 2018
Management was made the scapegoat in the 1980's to blame for the West's failure to compete with the Japanese.
Hack by Mitch McCrimmon on November 29, 2010
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
 I recently read an article on how to provide negative feedback to improve employee performance and I thought "how can feedback that improves be negative -- isn't that a contradiction?".  So
Hack by Monique Jordan on April 29, 2013
   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
Hack by Aaron Brook on July 29, 2014
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
When you go to a hospital, who cares for you? As a patient, you will see physicians, nurses, and maybe a few medical assistants or lab techs. There is a lot more going on beind the scenes, though.
Hack by Sonja Dieterich on December 21, 2011
     Leadership equality means the responsibility of leading is divided evenly among us. Our influence is lateral as well as vertical, and those above us may need us most
Hack by Tom Wright on September 25, 2011
A boldly original, radical retake on the practice and theory of management from the “both…and” view of “ecologics”, that embraces and contains the “either/or” logic of economics.
Hack by David Hurst on April 23, 2012

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