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, ). Arie de Geus has been a Visiting Fellow at London Business School and “The Living Company: Habits for Survival in a Turbulent Business Environment”. The average Fortune Company today can expect to enjoy a run of takes from the book of Arie De Geus “The Living Company “ Habits.
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Anyway, this is a very good book. Natasja marked it as to-read Jul 12, 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.
The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business by Arie De Geus
No trivia or quizzes yet. Ujjual Baburaj marked it as to-read Oct 31, Provides an investigation of the consequences of building a sustainable work community for human resource management, strategic planning and organisational structure.
Karthik rated it really liked it Apr 03, Nitin Singh rated it really liked it May 15, Cheryl Babcock rated it liked it Jan 16, Abstract What can explain the longevity gap between a company that survives for centuries—the Swedish company Stora, for example, which is more than years old—and the average corporation, which does not last 20 years?
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This book starts with the central question, “Are companies alive? J Diego Bestani rated it really liked it Nov 27, Marieswaran rated it really liked it Aug 21, Arie de Geus has been a Visiting Fellow at London Business School and adviser to many governments and private institutions. Explores the theme of organizational learning. The luving sections of the book describe the Shell’s people development program, which is not unlike the military program of moving people to different responsibilities throughout the company, rather than keeping them compahy on one area of the business.
The Living Company: Growth, Learning and Longevity in Business
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Must be a new kinda bulb t This book though well written made it’s point early on about adapting to the marketplace for survival and with my having put years in entertainment, especially now as technology races forward, “adapting” to a rapidly changing business climate and arje landscape is a given.
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