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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 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
Ever found yourself sitting in another performance improvement meeting listening to a “sensei” discussing how to reduce waste or error by another Sigma and wondering if it is only you who secretly thi
Hack by Mike Parker on March 4, 2016
Everyone wants to be famous - It is more important to determine who you want to be famous to.
Internet is an open, free and competitive space. And Web 2.0 has only amplify such virtues. To effectively leverage the Internet, organizations should therefore behave more like a democracy.
Hack by Eidit Hashim on July 5, 2011
Perfection can destroy your business!Only 3 takes in the studio, is a showdown with the tyranny of the guided hand and the perfection that reigns in businesses today.
Hack by Thomas Geuken on December 23, 2011
 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
Human systems are symbolic systems (as opposed to mechanical systems and organic systems). Human structures are integrated from a purpose that gives "meaning" to their daily activities.
Hack by Marcelo Manucci on February 1, 2014
Trying to improve your bottom line?  Of course, isn’t every successful business.  It seems like every year brings a new flavor of cost saving efforts and challenges for the business to meet.
Hack by Kyle Danko on December 12, 2019
Both economic thought and management practice are based on the so-called free market economy or competitive markets and all measures of performance or success are always relative.To get out of this "c
Hack by Srinivasan Abhinavam on February 9, 2011

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