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Is management headed for boom or doom?

Wed, 28th Jan 2015

 Read my article in FT Business Education 26 January 2015 here


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User comments

Andy :: 28th Jan 15
The recent book by Frederic Laloux "Reinventing Organisations" outlines what the new 'Teal Organisations' such as Buurtzorg, FAVI, ESBZ, and a number of others are doing in the way of self-organising and self-managing! Great examples of much better this model is.
John Carlisle :: 28th Jan 15
Simon Can't retrieve. It goes to the FT, which requires me to log in.
Henning :: 31st Jan 15
For me, on 31st Jan, the link worked very quickly. Once again, a fascinating thought-provoking tidbit from Simon. You know, maybe we should look harder at that 53% of jobs that cannot be robotised or automated. The percentage is suspiciously too precise, of course. But we all know of the many jobs, in human service, in the hospitality industry, in public transport, in education at all levels, in the "creative" industry,that will inevitably have to be done by people, not by automated technology. They all employ technology, of course. And many of those jobs are not only socially beneficial, they are interesting and challenging. Interestingly, a huge proportion of them are jobs that improve the quality of life for the whole population, or huge sectors of it. We all understand that most of the "growth" in recent years has come from the service sector, which is generally characterised as being poorly paid and socially at the low end. Are any of the economists and business visionaries focussed on how
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