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I-think-therefore-I-am-a-Leader

“I Think; Therefore, I Am… A Leader?”

Authored by Andre van Heerden How shall we orient ourselves in the social and political world?  In what way can we best begin our inquiry? ...
The Future of Strategic Management

The Futures of Strategic Management

All ideas, all practices, have roots that flourish in a particular ecology, a particular intellectual and practical terroir. Strategy is no different.Strategy and strategic...
Leadership the missing link

Great Leadership: The Missing Link

Contradictions as an inherent feature of social organizational life Social life exists in and through communication. Social processes are shaped by tension and contradiction, a...
Mask of Money; Myth of Meaning

Mask of Money; Myth of Meaning

THIS ARTICLE IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN AN AUDIO VERSION READ OUT BY ALEXANDER MICHAEL GITTENS.Growing up, my family endured constant financial hardship. It’s incredible...
Disenchanted in Babel - Modernity & the Demise of Leadership

Disenchanted in Babel – Modernity & the Demise of Leadership

Authored by Andre van Heerden A proper story…is the expression of some unchanging human predicament; as a Highland lament, composed to reconcile a passionate people...
Power and Rationality

Understanding Power and Rationality

Power Has a Rationality that Rationality Does Not Know "A person who neglects what is actually done for what should be done learns the way to...
What is Autonomy in the Workplace? 3 Common Myths about Worker Autonomy

What is Autonomy in the Workplace? 3 Common Myths about Worker Autonomy

Do you take a special interest in leadership? This text is a follow-up from a ManageMagazine-article I wrote back in 2016 on how to...
Research Brief- How to make your change manangement process a massive success

Research Brief: How to Make Your Change Management Process a Massive Success

The most complex managerial role is to effectively drive the change management process in an organization.Managers have to continuously alter their organizations to capitalize...
The-Measure-of-a-Leader

The Measure of a Leader

Authored by Andre van Heerden Whether or not we can have justified confidence in our philosophical claims in politics and ethics depends in part on...

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