It seems that a number of people want to be scientists, or at least in the sense of ostensibly adding credibility to their respective field of work. Economists (of which I’ve been a practitioner since 1982) and those in the leadership field (yours truly since the early nineties) covet the science moniker. Adding the word “science” adds a certain cachet to one’s profession.
... Let’s move on to one fellow who really gets it, who happens to be a Canadian, and one of the most respected management-leadership teachers and practitioners on the planet. Meet Henry Mintzberg of McGill University in Montreal.
Read full article: Employee Engagement Network, April 7, 2014