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The Living Company : Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business.

Author: Arie de Geus
Publisher: London : Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2011.
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Explores the theme of organizational learning. Provides an investigation of the consequences of building a sustainable work community for human resource management, strategic planning and organisational structure. A case is made for a public debate on corporate governance and the reallocation of power in a company.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Geus, Arie de.
Living Company : Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business.
London : Nicholas Brealey Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arie de Geus
ISBN: 9781857884234 185788423X
OCLC Number: 784883397
Description: 1 online resource (327 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword by Peter M. Senge; Prologue: The Lifespan of a Company; Part I: Learning; 1 The Shift from Capitalism to a Knowledge Society; 2 The Memory of the Future; 3 Tools for Foresight; 4 Decision Making as a Learning Activity; Part II: Persona (Identity); 5 Only Living Beings Learn; 6 Managing for Profit or Longevity: Is There a Choice?; Part III: Ecology; 7 Flocking; 8 The Tolerant Company; 9 The Corporate Immune System; Part IV: Evolution; 10 Conservatism in Financing; 11 Power: Nobody Should Have Too Much. Epilogue: The Company of the FutureNotes and References; Index; Acknowledgements.

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