Here is a piece I wrote for ElgarBlog, which is run by the UK publishers Edward Elgar. The piece goes along with the publication of my book, Sustainable Business: Theory and Practice of Business Under Sustainability Principles which I edited.
The sustainable organisation as a working community
Throughout this book I’ve been arguing that the organisation, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, is as much about its people as it is about its work or (in the case of firms) about its financial outcomes. There have been two main themes: Continue reading
Here is a piece I wrote for the The Australian Consultant Journal, Autumn 2013, on “Open Book Publishing.” It is based on the experience of writing my open book, “The Fractured Workplace And Its Remedies” on this website. The piece has attracted considerable interest–as is to be expected in an environment of rapidly expanding online publishing.
Leading in healthy organizations
Leadership, as a sub-discipline, is probably beset by more fads and fashions than any other academic arena of management. Over decades it has thrown up numerous schools, each with their own theory and research. Little of it is convincing. Continue reading