Arie de Geus, a former executive at the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, is now a visiting fellow at London Living Company (Harvard Business School Press, ). Arie de Geus has been a Visiting Fellow at London Business School and “The Living Company: Habits for Survival in a Turbulent Business Environment”. The average Fortune Company today can expect to enjoy a run of takes from the book of Arie De Geus “The Living Company “ Habits.
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I now take pause on that popular issue of whether corporations are people. Provides an investigation of the consequences of building a sustainable work community for human resource management, strategic planning and organisational structure. Eug marked it as to-read Aug 26, Lights too bright out on the playing field?! Arie de Geus, the man who introduced the revolutionary concept of the learning organization, reveals the key to managing for a long and prospero Most companies do not survive the upheavals of change and competition over the long haul.
The Living Company
Omar Bakri rated it really liked it May 02, Must be a new kinda bulb their testing The Living Company speaks not just to aspiring leaders, but to anyone trying to adapt to a turbulent business environment. Goodreads helps you keep track of egus you want to read. One of the best concepts is that of knowledge ecology, which has gotten a lot of play after this book was published.
Personally found this a difficult read, but still glad persevered to the end. They create opportunities for employees to learn from one another. Artem Dayneko rated it it was amazing Nov 04, About Arie De Geus.
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The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business
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Insightful look at how companies thr be seen as living organisms and the resulting consequences for manager and employee behavior.
The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business by Arie De Geus
Can’t see to make your winning play? Explores the theme of organizational learning. Lists with This Book.
About Arie De Geus. Terry Gardiner rated it it was amazing Mar 01, This book starts with the central question, “Are companies alive? John rated it really liked it Nov 02, Adaptation comes with a price when your company answers to wall street and your a player on someone else’s field. Must be a new kinda bulb t This book though well written made it’s point early on about adapting to the marketplace for survival and with my having put years in entertainment, especially now as technology races forward, “adapting” to a rapidly changing business climate and economic landscape is a given.
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Kristian Bysheim rated it really liked it Mar 31, The last sections of the book describe the Shell’s people development program, which is not unlike the military program of moving people to different responsibilities throughout the company, rather than keeping them focused on one area of copany business.
Srinivas companh it as to-read Nov 26, He argues that just as organisms must adapt to their changing environment or die, so too must companies. Sonia marked it as to-read Sep 18, Rahul Chowdhury marked it as to-read Jun 16, Krd marked it as to-read Aug 15,