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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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The Big Idea: Creating an organizational transformation story through the eyes of the leaders of the organization Concept: Almost all organizational changes/transform
Hack by rahul kumar on September 25, 2011
Let's face it.  Most people (unless you work in the dot EDU space) look to the higher education (or education in general) enterprise with an industrial mindset; one where teaching and learning ar
Hack by Aaron Anderson on August 28, 2013
It troubles me that it will only take a few hundred words to share the profound reality that leadership is inextricably tied to individual character.  Such an important subject should take volume
Hack by Phil Eastman on November 13, 2011
If there was to be a revolution in the Project Management space, what would it possibly be / look like?This is what I would predict: All managers would become extinct, just like Dinosaurs – in the nea
Hack by Himesh KC on July 25, 2014
Just imagine 7 billion (and counting) nodes in the global village.
Hack by Guillaume Salmon on March 6, 2014
Given the total lack of evidence that developing leaders actually results in better organizational performance, maybe it is time to convert what we know about leadership.
Managementas an occupation is adistraction to real leadership.  Think of the oneperson you have hadin your career that you admired most as a leader.
Hack by Aaron Anderson on June 22, 2011
 First, in the modern enterprise management, there simultaneously exist two conflicting management needs. One is to have an equal, shared management system for innovation.
Hack by Aaron Brook on August 5, 2014
We’re all finally recognizing that management and innovation are social activities – people activities.  So it has struck me as rather odd that HR is hardly mentioned in the conversation.  W
It is time we recognize that our current approach to leadership development is a waste. $50 Billion and research says there is nothing to show for it.

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