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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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Management was made the scapegoat in the 1980's to blame for the West's failure to compete with the Japanese.
Hack by Mitch McCrimmon on November 29, 2010
Yes, it is time to reinvent management but that reinvention should not be limited to the managerial fonction itself or it may miss the benefits of unleashing the leader in each and everyone of us from
Hack by Olivier Lavergne on November 28, 2010
The existing philosophical foundation of businesses/organizations communicates an inherent sense of inequality: Employees are seen as minions and bosses are seen as mini gods; as long as
Hack by Cathy Archer on November 22, 2010
Society is calling for a new breed of business leaders who are able to bring a whole set of considerations in the society.
Hack by Tanveer Awan on November 7, 2010
Change has changed.  The nature of change itself has changed.  It has become much more like a dynamic journey on a shifting landscape.  We are supposed to be In the
Hack by Mike Richardson on October 15, 2010
Knowledge Management may have failed for empowerment and success but its effort is sustained today by the quest for autonomy linked to self-organization and self-drive.
Hack by Raj Kumar on September 28, 2010
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
I used to be a software developer in the airline industry.
Hack by cecil dijoux on August 27, 2010
Everyone wants to be famous - It is more important to determine who you want to be famous to.

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