Management theory is becoming a compendium of dead ideas

Management theory is becoming a compendium of dead ideas
December 20, 2016 Economist.com
Management theory

The Economist means that business gurus might do well in copying Martin Luther King’s efforts insofar as changing the face of the Catholic Church. How exactly medieval Christianity and the world of management theory can be correlated with one another, becomes clear in this daring article. In summary of the case made: The church was ripe for change, simultaneously sunk in corruption and divorced from the wider life of society. Then, by unleashing that change, Luther brought the Christian faith, including Roman Catholicism itself, a new lease of life. The Economist means that the same revolution must take place in the world of management, and the way to better understand its similarities to medieval Christianity – is to seek and ye shall find…

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