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A company of citizens : what the world's first democracy teaches leaders about creating great organizations

Author: Brook Manville; Josiah Ober
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this provocative book, organizational expert Brook Manville and Princeton classics professor Josiah Ober argue that ancient Athenian democracy provides an ingenious solution to the paradox facing every modern leader: how to ratchet up overall performance while nurturing the individuals whose knowledge and expertise fuel the firm." "Manville and Ober show that the Athenian approach to organizing people - as  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brook Manville; Josiah Ober
ISBN: 1578514401 9781578514403
OCLC Number: 50721040
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 202 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Back to the Future --
Citizenship in Action --
The Invention of Citizenship --
The Passions of Citizenship --
Practicing Citizenship --
Building Today's Company of Citizens.
Responsibility: Brook Manville, Josiah Ober.
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Argues that ancient Athenian democracy was an ingenious solution to organizing human capital through the practice of citizenship. This book offers guiding principles for organizing and leading a  Read more...

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