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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'm looking for innovative ideas on what an MBA OB/HRM program would include? What courses would you have? What new ideas would you bring in? What have you seen out there that is already working?
Barrier by Marc Hurwitz on May 29, 2014
Today most organization and executives follow and get buried under micro mangement. Eeverybody agrees for strategic thinking when it comes to argument on.
Barrier by Prof. Dr. Mahesh Halale on January 9, 2014
Retention of people who think differently is tricky in traditional-thinking organisations where traditional-thinking managers continuously recruit into their own image.
Barrier by Heidi De Wolf on May 3, 2013
Almost a century ago the following analogy could be made:"A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to create a device for obtaining profit without ta
Barrier by Alexandru Bodislav on January 26, 2013
With so many potential leaders yet very little innovation, what is holding leaders back?
Barrier by K. Lanier on October 17, 2012
Optimization, with its Lean Sig Sigma standard-bearer, has always been the objective of management for the industrial era, designed to control variability and increase productivity.In the information
Barrier by Ben Biddle on May 10, 2012
The dominant metaphors underpinning management theory and practice are the machine and the organism.
Barrier by Michael Petit on January 28, 2011
With transformations underway in sectors like Energy, management practitioners & advisors need focus on understanding the fundamentals of the business, the underlying processes & how
Barrier by Bala Nataraj on January 9, 2011
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

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