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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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Our current leadership paradigm divides people into two groups: leaders and followers.
Hack by David Marquet on December 9, 2011
Hierarchical bureaucracies are fast becoming obsolete for the simple reason that we suddenly find ourselves in a completely new world with a completely different set of rules.
Hack by Rod Collins on December 6, 2011
The key challenge in this hack is “how to make organizations genuinely fit for human beings”.
Hack by Chary Chigurala on December 3, 2011
The key feature is team participation & the emphasis on synergy .It is about removing hierarchy in team build up & trying to correlate on a horizontal level for smooth participation,coordinati
Hack by Mitrajit Biswas on December 2, 2011
   Quality is not a myth in government nor institutionalizing a Quality Government (Q-Government) a far-fetched dream.
Hack by BUDS M. FERNANDO on November 27, 2011
Leaders need to embody the values of the generations they serve and through implementing the 7Cs model of social change and service learning this can become a reality!
Hack by Elwood F Holton on November 22, 2011
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
Current management structures are bureaucratic and tend to suppress worker participation in decision making.
Hack by IMD Group 13 on November 7, 2011
As the centers of gravity in terms of economics, demography, and geopolitics become increasingly diverse, most of today’s managerial practices will be found lacking by the second decade of the 21st ce
Hack by Amnon Danzig on November 1, 2011

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