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Enabling managers to understand the profound interrelationships in the American economy and to tap into them for success, The Democratic Corporation is a major work by an innovative thinker that is certain to cause ripples throughout the business community.

Better World Books Condition: And with the Multidimensional Organization, a company becomes so powerful and flexible that continuous adaptation can happen demofratic reorganization. But these approaches do not work very well, says Russell Ackoff, because they only attack the problem piecemeal–and it is the entire system of American business that is flawed. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Has wear to the cover and pages.

Academic Skip to main content. To give managers insight into the concept of organizations, Ackoff shows how they have been viewed since the Renaissance: Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. The quality of worklife within corpiration organization is key. He attacks the idea of continuous improvement, showing that it has failed to make quantum leaps in quality, and he demonstrates how to re-orient the pursuit of quality.


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The Democratic Corporation by Ackoff, Russell L

And he shows how firms can break out of the mold–and leapfrog the competition in today’s volatile economy. After revealing the weakness in many current practices, Ackoff describes three organizational schemes that will lead to success.

Work has to be challenging and enjoyable if workers are to give it their full commitment, and Ackoff outlines major ways to achieve this goal. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Used – Like New. Ackoff caps off the book with an incisive critique of business schools, describing how they must be transformed to turn out the leaders we dwmocratic for the competitive American organization of the 21st century. Showing best matches Show all copies. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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We all know that American business needs fixing, and there is no shortage of dejocratic In the Internal Market Economy, organizations treat their different parts like a collection of firms doing business with each other–which promotes cooperation and eliminates wasteful internal competition.

In this revolutionary new book by yhe widely respected business thinker and pioneer in the fields of operations research and systems thinking, Ackoff underscores the urgent need to overhaul the kinds of systems found in America, from our business schools to our boardrooms. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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