Chapter 6 Performing seals Working up against the wall Nothing is more emblematic of modern management theory and practice than the term ‘performance’. It has a ring about it: it seems to promise that there exists a methodical approach to managing work which carries a guarantee of success. Furthermore, it tightens the focus of […]
Pre-settlement Aboriginal burning patterns: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/history-under-fire-20121103-28rbw.html Volunteer non-profit parks: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/09/giving/benefactors-create-and-maintain-a-private-park-in-california.html?ref=science
Study confirms threats to Barrier Reef: http://www.theage.com.au/environment/conservation/great-reef-catastrophe-20121002-26vzq.html The end of the growth assumption: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/78e883fa-0bef-11e2-8032-00144feabdc0.html#axzz28HDSP0St
What are people looking for in their work? A natural response is ‘money’ and clearly that’s true. But given that work occupies such a significant part of one’s life, both during the working years and over the course of a lifetime, money doesn’t seem to be enough.