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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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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
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
The big breakthroughs in business, in innovation, in life, all come during moments of great vulnerability.  Yet, most of us go out of our way to avoid being vulnerable.  How do we overcome t
Hack by Dan Asleson on October 21, 2015
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
Customer service professionals nurture a company’s most important assets – its customers –, but they are also some of its lowest paid employees.
Hack by Marton Jojarth on June 12, 2015
The interest in alternative forms of organization is helped by a greater understanding of their principles.In this Hack, I hope to be clear about the prinliples leaderless organizations bring to
Hack by Julian Wilson on November 4, 2014
We have structured elaborate change management plans and programs, housed in HR that have, in effect, taken away the responsibility of managing from the line managers.
Hack by john sigmon on November 2, 2014
With the "internet of things" nearly every business is getting into software development. Knowledge of how to create quality software in shorter time frames is a competitive advantage.
Hack by Larry Apke on October 2, 2014
 For companies to efficiently influence, focus and meet employees’ needs for innovation, or for companies to improve innovative performance, a prerequisite will be to accurately identify which le
Hack by Aaron Brook on September 13, 2014

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