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Kuruvilla Abraham

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Re: The Management Myth Posted: May 25, 2012 1:49 AM
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Management is both a science and an art. It is the artful practice of management using all the scientific tools available/necessary that matters. The skill that would be necessary would be to think with one's head (scientifically) and to act with one's heart (with feeling).

Confusion arises when one starts to think with the heart and feel with the head; a sure prescription for disaster.



> > This notion that management is both separate and
> superior
> > (attested to by that MBA, for sure) to all other skills
> in
> > the organization is the source of the evil. It's not
> > Taylor, but the psychology of entitlement.
>
> The book certainly made the observation about the fallacy
> of the "management is management" concept. I would
> rephrase to say "It's not ONLY Taylor."

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