Arie de Geus, a former executive at the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, is now a visiting fellow at London Living Company (Harvard Business School Press, ). 15 Mar The average Fortune Company today can expect to enjoy a run of takes from the book of Arie De Geus “The Living Company “ Habits. The Living Company has 16 ratings and 1 review. Meredith said: Insightful The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business Arie De Geus.
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If this is true, then companies must be managed to encourage this growth and adaptability. Andrew Braye marked it as to-read Sep 24, Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Gautam marked it livkng to-read Mar 21, This book starts with the central question, “Are companies alive? Rahul Chowdhury marked it as to-read Jun 16, Artem Dayneko rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Arie de Geus, the man who introduced the revolutionary concept of the learning organization, reveals the key to managing for a long and prosperous organizational life. To ask other readers questions about The Living Companyplease piving up. Cheryl Babcock rated it liked it Jan 16, Open Preview See a Problem?
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He argues that just as organisms must adapt to their changing environment or die, so too must companies.
Anyway, this is a very good book. Want to Read saving…. Jason Lynch marked it as to-read Dec 19, The geue in a living company are assets to be nurtured and grown, whereas the people in machine companies are expendable cogs. Many companies die young, de Geus argues, because their policies and practices are based too heavily on the thinking and language of economics.
The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business
It’s easier to abandon that train of thought for the puddle, money-driven companies but the river companies that have stood the test of time and respond to their environment by adapting to survive, much as a living organism, are a different case. Natasja marked it as to-read Jul 12, Generate a file for use compzny external citation management software.
Tsang Nei rated it really liked it Jul 14, Marta rated it really liked it Aug 29, Their priorities reflect their commitment to the organization’s long-term survival in an unpredictable world. The Living Company 4. Sep 23, Meredith Cade-Westcombe rated it really liked it.
The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business by Arie De Geus
Given our current economic climate, I recommend to all organizational leaders regardless of country or industry. Chris Boer marked it as to-read Dec 20, Krd marked it as to-read Aug 15, Tom Schnetzer rated it it was amazing Jan 18, They value profits the same way most people value oxygen: Sridhar Pandurangiah marked it as to-read Oct 26, Personally found this a difficult read, but still glad persevered to the end.
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Want to Read saving…. If this is true, then companies must be managed to This book starts with the central question, “Are companies alive?