It's time to reinvent management. You can help.

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.

64 Stories
171 Hacks
15 Barriers

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.

Filter By:
Remember in the 80’s when "Supply Chain Management" revolutionized the way companies managed inventory?
Hack by Tim Giehll on June 17, 2011
In shortVirtuality is only capital intensive in its requirements for real-life server hosts and the infrastructure to provide access to the virtual world.  The businesses that invest capital in t
Some communication is feasible only in the visual mode.  Imagine navigating with text on the road or what the GUI did to computers !
Hack by Joseph Manuel on March 16, 2012
Thinking outside the box is much easier with help from people who were never in that particular box in the first place.
Hack by Alastair Dryburgh on October 17, 2011
Given the total lack of evidence that developing leaders actually results in better organizational performance, maybe it is time to convert what we know about leadership.
I used to be a software developer in the airline industry.
Hack by cecil dijoux on August 27, 2010
There is no recipe for innovation - after all, if someone has written down the recipe, it can't be innovative any longer. There are however principles. What matters is understanding the difference.
Hack by Alastair Dryburgh on October 26, 2011
Current management structures are bureaucratic and tend to suppress worker participation in decision making.
Hack by IMD Group 13 on November 7, 2011
The Big Idea: Creating an organizational transformation story through the eyes of the leaders of the organization Concept: Almost all organizational changes/transform
Hack by rahul kumar on September 25, 2011

Pages