h. This page intentionally left blank. Russell L. Ackoff. The Democratic Corporation A Radical Prescription for Recreating Corporate America and Rediscovering. The Democratic Corporation: A Radical Prescription for Recre- ating Corporate America and Rediscovering Success, by. Russell L. Ackoff. New York: Oxford. Find The Democratic Corporation by Ackoff, Russell L at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! 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.

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Academic Skip to main content. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Along the way, Ackoff explodes a number of fashionable business notions. In the Circular Organization, a democratic hierarchy, everyone participates directly or indirectly in decisions that affect their work.

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The quality of worklife within an organization is key. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. He asserts that firms that try to imitate successful competitors are doomed to play catch-up forever. They are also responsible for facilitating and encouraging the development of the larger systems that contain them and all their stakeholders.

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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. Sign up to receive offers and updates: 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.

World of Books Ltd Condition: Used – Like New. This copy of The Democratic Corporation: May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. And he shows how firms can break out of the mold–and leapfrog the competition in today’s volatile economy. Cameron and Gretchen M. After revealing the weakness in many current practices, Ackoff describes three organizational schemes that will lead to success.

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In this revolutionary new book by a 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.

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