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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 so-called shift to knowledge work was actually a shift from prefigured to configured working activities.  It brought with it a shift in the locus of control over the worker's activities - fro
Hack by Fred Nickols on July 11, 2011
hello, sorry about my english, as I AM OLD(47) and French and a woman, but what I want to suggest is a innovation label PWE positive work environment to create stikyness in customers, business an
Hack by urvois sandrine on January 26, 2016
We have structured elaborate change management plans and programs, housed in HR that have, in effect, taken away the responsibility of managing from the line managers.
Hack by john sigmon on November 2, 2014
 Based on the internal logic of human nature throughout the whole history of management thought, I can prove a natural and flexible “three-tier management”, and at the same time make a roadmap of
Hack by Aaron Brook on September 21, 2012
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
 Proposing a radical -- root-replacing -- potentially enduring transformation of business by embracing Web 2.0 people-respecting values and tools and harvesting their benefits
Hack by Robert Moore on June 29, 2011
A new legal currency tracks with how hard you work to enrich society. The harder you demonstrably work on that, the less anything else costs you.
Hack by Malcolm Ryder on March 30, 2012
Corporate boards of the world, hearken and observe.As this Web page loads…...entire factories are being built on clouds. Up there in the sky, land, natural resources, roads, and canals are abundant.
Hack by Alberto Blanco on May 11, 2012
Wouldn't it be great if human beings were born with a "users guide?" Then we would know the best way to lead, motivate and engage our employees.  My hack attempts to deduce what the
Hack by Paul Herr on January 8, 2011
Millions of people labour under managers that do not motivate them or enable them to reach their potential. The resulting waste is huge. The solution is simple: let people choose their managers.
Hack by Henry Stewart on May 11, 2012

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