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Articles for February 2011

New economics, new management

If traditional economics is a zombie that needs garlic, a cross and a stake through its heart, then that goes for traditional management too
Pity the NHS, managed by charlatans and flat-earthers

We know more about medicine than management. Before launching yet another central reform managers should take their own Hippocratic oath: first, do no harm
Big Society starts small

The Big Society is like sex: people either talk about it or do it. By and large, those who are at it too busy to pontificate, and of course vice versa. Itís like sex in another way too: to put it crudely, those who are treated sensitively and as equals
Management becomes political

Fixing capitalism isn't just booting out tired old theories. Taking on vested interests is just as important