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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 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
Most managers manage by telling their workforce what to do, without realising that telling them what to do actually destroys their ability to do it.Telling people what to do creates the resistance tha
Story by Peter A Hunter on November 21, 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
Uncertainty even in matured organizations makes managers to look for instant gratification for they work creating a window for Vulnerability.
Barrier by Satya Vegi on October 16, 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
Practice of any wisdom demands organization and discipline. Personnel today lack the time, energy and volition to self-organize practice of management-wisdom.
Barrier by Raj Kumar on August 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

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