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  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    The limits of management by objectives, performance appraisal systems, and simple incentive schemes were clearly revealed. These practices either rested on flawed assumptions or were implemented in ways that rested on flawed assumptions.
    Note: As true in 1960 as it is today. We still don't seem to understand it. #management #mbo
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    “What are your assumptions (implicit as well as explicit) about the most effective way to manage people?” At the time, this
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    The blunt fact is that we are a long way from realizing the potential represented by the human resources we now recruit into industry.
    Note: Bar the "human resources" this appears to be as true today
  • Marcin shared from The Human Side of Enterprise, Annotated Edition by Douglas McGregor
    In fact, there ought not to be a distinction between the values and assumptions about people that we advance through business enterprise and the values and assumptions about people that guide the balance of our lives.
  • Marcin shared from Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime (Wellcome) by Val McDermid
    experts are sometimes good at finding patterns where they wish to see them, like all human beings.
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Marcin Floryan