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The need for communities

Fri, 2015-10-30 10:59

Article written by Professor Henry Mintzberg

If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community, ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house. 

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The growing strength of LinkedIn's weak connections

Mon, 2015-10-26 11:09

I've got a bunch of endorsements awaiting my approval to add them to my LinkedIn profile.
... "If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community," McGill University management scholar Henry Mintzberg wrote this week on HBR.org, "ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house."

Read full article: Daily Herald, October 10, 2015

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The Strength of LinkedIn's Weak Ties

Thu, 2015-10-15 11:58

I’ve got a bunch of endorsements awaiting my approval to add them to my LinkedIn profile.
... “If you want to understand the difference between a network and a community,” McGill University management scholar Henry Mintzberg wrote this week on HBR.org, “ask your Facebook friends to help paint your house.”

Read full article: Bloomberg View, October 9, 2015

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Henry Mintzberg to achieve Thinkers50 Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu, 2015-10-15 11:24

This year’s Thinkers50 ranking publication is getting closer. Besides that, they have already announced that Henry Mintzberg will receive the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. I think he is an excellent choice.

Read full article: Eddielogic, October 7, 2015

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La revolución tranquila en las escuelas de negocios (sí, también tienen su Podemos)

Thu, 2015-10-15 10:59

Uno de los paradójicos efectos de la crisis fue el aumento del prestigio de las 'business schools'.
...“Los MBA forman a la gente equivocada con métodos equivocados y traen consecuencias equivocadas”, llegó a afirmar uno de los más importantes gurús del 'management', Henry Mintzberg.

Read full artticle (in Spanish): MSN Noticias, October 6, 2015


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“HÁ UM BOTÃO PARA DESLIGAR”

Mon, 2015-10-05 10:07

O professor canadense Henry Mintzberg irá receber neste ano um prêmio da Thinkers pelo conjunto de sua obra. A entidade publica o ranking dos 50 pensadores de negócios mais influentes da atualidade a cada dois anos. Época NEGÓCIOS entrevistou Mintzberg em 2010. Confira os melhores momentos do bate-papo.

Read full article:  Época NEGÓCIOS, October 2, 2015

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A different kind of MOOC

Fri, 2015-10-02 09:43

The Desautels Faculty of Management launched a world’s first on September 16, coining a new word in the process. According to the people who put the course together, “Social Learning for Social Impact” is the very first GROOC (Group MOOC), a new massive open online course that’s designed to foster social collaboration, interaction and learning.

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Henry Mintzberg to receive Thinkers50 Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu, 2015-10-01 10:59

Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business thinkers, today announced that Henry Mintzberg is to be the recipient of its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award – previously won by Charles Handy and Ikujiro Nonaka.

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Das Auto, now what?

Tue, 2015-09-29 09:37

The biggest automaker in the world admits it screwed up. Rigging emissions tests on its diesel cars will cost Volkswagen billions. But what's happened to car owners' trust?
Our guest is Henry Mintzberg, a Cleghorn professor of management studies at McGill University and author of Rebalancing Society: Radical Renewal Beyond, Left, Right, and Center. He argues that what happened at Volkswagen was not a scandal, but a part of a pattern or syndrome.

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How the Volkswagen scandal reflects entrenched corporate corruption

Mon, 2015-09-28 11:23

Written by Henry Mintzberg

‘What was Volkswagen thinking?’ This question makes a big assumption: that the Volkswagen people were thinking about anything beyond their greed. About decency, about our environment, about their progeny.

Okay, so you won’t be buying a Volkswagen. A Chevrolet? Watch out for the ignition. Or how about a Toyota? Just duck as the airbag comes your way. Do you, by any chance, see a pattern? Have webeen thinking?

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