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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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Wouldn't it be great if human beings were born with a "users guide?" Then we would know the best way to lead, motivate and engage our employees.  My hack attempts to deduce what the
Hack by Paul Herr on January 8, 2011
While large segments of the American population have grown up in a connected world and are more comfortable with web and social networking technologies in their private lives, the companies they work
Story by Srini Koushik on April 11, 2010
At Klick Health, we have developed a transformative operating system, called Genome, that uses big data and social technologies to customize the employee experience, increase engagement, speed-up mast
Story by Chelsea Lefaivre on March 31, 2014
Remember that first day feeling? You have a fantastic new job. You’re excited, passionate, believe in the greatness of things to come.
Hack by Shelley McIvor on October 30, 2013
As we wait for a new theory that would allow us to integrate currently disparate concepts and generate a more realistic business big picture, there is one easy and powerful solution for the MBA progra
Hack by Cristian Mitreanu on February 25, 2011
Ah, the beauty of a small organization. Everyone knows what you are trying to accomplish, and if anyone doesn't, they know who to ask.
Hack by Chris Grams on August 27, 2010
Trying to change company culture to one where talent development occurs informally and daily, Accenture developed the 30 Day Challenge: a social experiment using blogging, where 8650 people volunteere
Story by Clare Norman on July 4, 2011
The management religion of PROCESS re-engineering has led to the rationale of splitting “front office” from "back office" functions  with the outsourcing and off-shoring of "non core" functions.Y
Hack by Lorne Mitchell on September 23, 2011

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