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The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highlighted that there was no such word. It is in a way correct. It is refreshingly new. I came across it after reading the inspiring book, ‘Simply Managing’ by one of my all-time favourites, Henry Mintzberg. Today’s column is an elaboration of it in relation to the Sri Lankan context.

Read full article: DailyFT, January 16, 2016

Published: 18Jan2016

Canada Welcomes The Return Of Liberal Democracy

In 1962, Saturday Night, the quintessentially Canadian magazine, was bought by a right-wing zealot who immediately shifted its content. He could change the script but not the institution, and so, in a year, the magazine was collapsing. As Arnold Edinborough resumed control, he opened the next issue with the line: "Before I was so rudely interrupted..."

... Henry Mintzberg is a Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.

Published: 15Jan2016

How to Manage Workers Like a ‘People Artist’

Imagine a workplace where people don't care. Imagine spending eight hours a day working in anonymity. Imagine being told that the only recognition you need is your salary. We hope you would only have to imagine this, not experience it.

...Another example is Henry Mintzberg, a professor at McGill University in Montreal and one of the world's leading management writers and educators, believes that management is an art, craft and science. Henry offers a no nonsense approach to management, leadership and strategy.

Published: 8Jan2016

These Four Letters Could Make You the Best...Boss...Ever

The modern workplace is full of abbreviations: KPI, ROI, SWOT. But it’s a bit of alphabet soup from decades ago that could prove most critical to the success of managers in the digital age.
... Last month, at the Global Drucker Forum in Vienna, a number of experts on organizational and human behavior—Henry Mintzberg, JC Spender, Sherry Turkle, and others—implored managers to retain a close, personal connection with their employees and their customers, even though that may run counter to one’s instincts when everybody is just a click away.

Published: 18Dec2015

End of hierarchy boosts front line managers' power

The transition of work structures from 20th century hierarchical org structures to the more flexible, collaborative, networked work structures emerging in various organizations may herald the end of hierarchy but it does not mean a flat world of work, nor does it mean the end of management.

Published: 18Dec2015

Rescuing Capitalism from Itself

Article written by Professor Henry Mintzberg

In 1989, as the Berlin Wall fell alongside communism in Eastern Europe, pundits in the West proclaimed the triumph of capitalism. The American historian Francis Fukuyama even declared “the end of history,” writing in National Interest‘s summer 1989 issue that he saw “the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.”

Read full article: Harvard Buisness Review, December 3, 2015

Published: 4Dec2015

Rescuing Capitalism from Itself

Article written by Professor Henry Mintzberg

In 1989, as the Berlin Wall fell alongside communism in Eastern Europe, pundits in the West proclaimed the triumph of capitalism. The American historian Francis Fukuyama even declared “the end of history,” writing in National Interest‘s summer 1989 issue that he saw “the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.”

Read full article: Harvard Buisness Review, December 3, 2015

Published: 4Dec2015

Thinkers50, les oscars des idées les plus stimulantes

Le palmarès Thinkers50, établi tous les deux ans, encourage une saine émulation entre les experts en management du monde entier. Et s’emploie à relayer quantité d’idées novatrices auprès des dirigeants d’entreprise et de la société civile.
Oscar du management, la cérémonie Thinkers50 comporte un « mur des célébrités » et nombre de récompenses spécifiques, dont une distinction d’honneur, cette année, pour l’intégralité des travaux du professeur Henry Mintzberg.

Published: 19Nov2015

Trois programmes dans l'air du temps

Des milliers d'étudiants de partout dans le monde suivent gratuitement le cours en ligne Social Learning for Social Impact, travaillent en équipe et apprennent à réaliser des initiatives sociales qui auront des retombées. C'est la proposition du MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) de groupe, une première à l'Université McGill.

Read full article: LaPresse, November 10, 2015

Published: 19Nov2015

Henry Mintzberg - La Société Plurielle

Henry Mintzberg enseigne la gestion à l’Université McGill depuis 45 ans. La renommée de ce Montréalais d’origine dépasse les frontières du Québec et du Canada. Iconoclaste avéré, le pro-fesseur Mintzberg aime quitter les sentiers universitaires battus pour emprunter des chemins moins fréquentés, des chemins parfois même marqués « à gauche ».

Read full article: Magazine Forces, November 3, 2015

Published: 3Nov2015

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