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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Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. He asserts that firms that try to imitate successful competitors are doomed to play catch-up forever. Sign up to receive offers and updates: The Old Library Bookshop Published: 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 corporatiln of systems found in America, from our business schools to our boardrooms.

After revealing the weakness in many current practices, Ackoff describes three organizational schemes that will lead to success. Academic Skip to main content. And with the Multidimensional Organization, a company becomes so powerful and flexible that continuous adaptation can happen without reorganization.


We all know that American business needs fixing, and there is no shortage of prescriptions: Used – Like New. Russell Books Ltd Condition: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, tje, and education by publishing worldwide.

Used book in good condition. In the Circular Organization, a democratic hierarchy, everyone participates directly or indirectly in decisions that affect their work.

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The Democratic Corporation

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Ackoff caps off the book with an incisive critique of business schools, describing how they must be transformed to turn out the leaders we need for the competitive American organization of the 21st century.


Enabling managers to understand the profound interrelationships in the American economy and to tap into them for success, The Democratic Corporation is a major work by an innovative thinker that is certain to cause ripples throughout the business community.

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The Democratic Corporation by Ackoff, Russell L

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