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Mind Food for Jaded Business People

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Complex Responsive Processes in Organizations: Learning and Knowledge Creation (Complexity and Emergence in Organizations)
Complex Responsive Processes in Organizations: Learning and Knowledge Creation (Complexity and Emergence in Organizations)
"Why doesn't the world respect and neatly follow our plans? Why are we thwarted at every turn?..."
Ubiquity: The New Science That is Changing the World
Ubiquity: The New Science That is Changing the World
"...and how is it that with one small action I can create such waves across an organistion? This book looks at the sort of dynamics that appear all across your business."
Taking the Group Seriously: Towards a Post-Foulkesian Group Analytic Theory (International Library of Group Analysis)
Taking the Group Seriously: Towards a Post-Foulkesian Group Analytic Theory (International Library of Group Analysis)
"Understanding the way groups of employees for, how they exclude others, and how culture forms"
The Tyranny of Numbers: Why Counting Can't Make Us Happy
The Tyranny of Numbers: Why Counting Can't Make Us Happy
"Why do we try to measure what can't be measured. We force rank hospitals based on their waiting lists, and people suffer as the hospital manages the statistics. Is this sensible?"
The Paradox of Control in Organizations (Complexity and Emergence in Organizations)
The Paradox of Control in Organizations (Complexity and Emergence in Organizations)
"We're all expected to be in control, but no matter how hard we try, it slips away like trying to grab the soap in the bath. Is control difficult to achieve, or simply unattainable?"
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines
"The book that got me asking awkward questions in the first place. Almost a cult classic now.  If you hit a slow bit, just push through."
The Tao of Pooh (Wisdom of Pooh)
The Tao of Pooh (Wisdom of Pooh)
"A quiet tour by the bear of little brain of some interesting ideas that everyone should be aware of."
Complexity and Management: Fad or Radical Challenge to Systems Thinking? (Complexity and Emergence in Organizations)
Complexity and Management: Fad or Radical Challenge to Systems Thinking? (Complexity and Emergence in Organizations)
"The book that started this particular series. A very cleverly argued critique of all that the MBAs hold dear, pokes huge holes in traditional management books."
Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
"Does exactly what it says on the cover .... makes you think. Very accessible, and entertaining."