‘Modern’ management arose more than a century ago “to maximize standardization, specialization, hierarchy, control, and shareholder interests.” The model contributed to global prosperity but are the values now driving our most powerful institutions fundamentally at odds with those of this age?
What’s the Big Idea?
Zero-sum thinking, profit-obsession, power, conformance, control, hierarchy, and obedience don’t stand a chance against community, interdependence, freedom, flexibility, transparency, meritocracy, and self-determination. “It’s time to radically rethink how we mobilize people and organize resources to productive ends.”
Embedded in a cell phone or in accessories such as rings, bracelets or watches, the novel tools aim to make it easier to manage hypertension. But they must still pass several tests before hitting the clinic.