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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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I find that most of the  gross mistakes people commit while working in Organizations are  just due to the following two reasons :1>>> Extreme desire to get into the fast t
Why does decision making always have to be judgmental and uncertain? Can we have a better way to leverage employee brain power?
Barrier by Bharath Ramasubban on June 25, 2010
The basic is that  "money doesn't grow in trees". So, everything we do, from school to the most highest paid job, has to have the main objective the creation of VALUE.
Want to conceive of a higher purpose for your organization?  Design a strategy that works in an open and borderless world? Transcend traditional management trade-offs?
Hack by Erika Ilves on June 7, 2010
Similar to Matt Matt Shlosberg's comments on companies following industry best practices i.e., "I copy because I am unable to innovate", the same holds true for industry benchmarks.
Hack by Patrick McCann on June 3, 2010
The days of management are over.
Hack by Debabrat Mishra on May 17, 2010
my belief is that most management team recognize the importance of innovation but has a difficult time to make it simple enough to adopt and apply on a consistent manner
Barrier by Brian Sin on May 14, 2010
Is the transition from “command and control” to “motivate and mentor” the right idea?Just moving from one idea of what leadership is to another?Maybe a change is to see that our idea of what leadershi
Hack by Mark Higgins on May 5, 2010

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