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Advice for Tearing Down Fences

“In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain and simple principle; a principle which will probably be called a paradox. 953 palabras más


TEAMWORK & What Makes an Organization “Networked”? #HarvardBusinessReview

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel; “People usually misunderstand the meaning of an organizational “network.” I’ve written a chapter about this in my book ORGANIX (Abingdon Press). But General Stanley McChrystal in his new book “Team of Teams” emphasizes that in the new “networked organization” we should create small informal networks that can morph and be ended as needed. 82 palabras más


Radical Democracy

Going to its roots, democracy is kratos, rule, by demos, the people. Pure democracy is the rule by all the people, not just some of the people. 1.002 palabras más


365, Day 6: Webs of Significance

Believing, with Max Weber, that man is an animal suspended in webs of significance he
himself has spun, I take culture to be those webs, and the analysis of it… 137 palabras más

Ask Max Weber: What's Wrong With British Foreign Policy

Britain’s lack of appetite for international affairs attracted some negative commentary during the election campaign, even the Iranians weight in calling for a more active foreign policy. 422 palabras más

UK Public Diplomacy

Activist or Academic?

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world,
in various ways; the point is to change it.”
—Karl Marx, Theses on Feuerbach (1888)

In Science as a Vocation… 279 palabras más

Academics & Academia

Freedom and Responsibility in Health-Conscious America

“When a man who is happy compares his position with that of one who is unhappy, he is not content with the fact of his happiness, but desires something more, namely the right to this happiness, the consciousness that he has earned his good fortune, in contrast to the unfortunate one who must equally have earned his misfortune.” 2.914 palabras más

Freedom & Fate & Fortune