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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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A new perspective on human nature, particularly on human needs, allows us to develop a dynamic model of the organization and an integrated top-down-bottom-up approach to management.
Hack by Cristian Mitreanu on December 10, 2011
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
CORNERSTONES OF DEVELOPMENT The foundational paradox is that the "I" as spiritual person is not identical to the "I" as an individual in the world. Life and/or the world is fundamen
A culture of innovation is defined as a set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an organization’s willingness and ability to innovate in order to create new value for
Hack by Steve Hess on December 13, 2017
A key to unleashing human capability in the workplace is to develop a management discipline geared toward creating intangible as well as economic value by meeting the psychological needs of key stakeh
Hack by Mark Clare on January 19, 2011
hello, sorry about my english, as I AM OLD(47) and French and a woman, but what I want to suggest is a innovation label PWE positive work environment to create stikyness in customers, business an
Hack by urvois sandrine on January 26, 2016
Just as accountants gave rise to McKinsey, so can the right lawyers create competitive advantage for their clients.
Hack by Robert Fleming on August 16, 2010
It is easy to think of processes as something that stifles creativity, but in reality it’s just the opposite.  The more process you have the more creativity you can afford.  Many people beli
Hack by Jewel Abram-Copenhaver on November 30, 2018
Is the transition from “command and control” to “motivate and mentor” the right idea?Just moving from one idea of what leadership is to another?Maybe a change is to see that our idea of what leadershi
Hack by Mark Higgins on May 5, 2010

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