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The Future of Strategic Management

The Futures of Strategic Management

All ideas, all practices, have roots that flourish in a particular ecology, a particular intellectual and practical terroir. Strategy is no different.Strategy and strategic...
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The Story of Leadership

Authored by Andre van Heerden It is through hearing stories about wicked stepmothers, lost children, good but misguided kings, wolves that suckle twin boys, youngest...
Mask of Money; Myth of Meaning

Mask of Money; Myth of Meaning

THIS ARTICLE IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN AN AUDIO VERSION READ OUT BY ALEXANDER MICHAEL GITTENS.Growing up, my family endured constant financial hardship. It’s incredible...
The-Measure-of-a-Leader

The Measure of a Leader

Authored by Andre van Heerden Whether or not we can have justified confidence in our philosophical claims in politics and ethics depends in part on...
Disenchanted in Babel - Modernity & the Demise of Leadership

Disenchanted in Babel – Modernity & the Demise of Leadership

Authored by Andre van Heerden A proper story…is the expression of some unchanging human predicament; as a Highland lament, composed to reconcile a passionate people...
I-think-therefore-I-am-a-Leader

“I Think; Therefore, I Am… A Leader?”

Authored by Andre van Heerden How shall we orient ourselves in the social and political world?  In what way can we best begin our inquiry? ...
What is Autonomy in the Workplace? 3 Common Myths about Worker Autonomy

What is Autonomy in the Workplace? 3 Common Myths about Worker Autonomy

Do you take a special interest in leadership? This text is a follow-up from a ManageMagazine-article I wrote back in 2016 on how to...
Leadership the missing link

Great Leadership: The Missing Link

Contradictions as an inherent feature of social organizational life Social life exists in and through communication. Social processes are shaped by tension and contradiction, a...
Power and Rationality

Understanding Power and Rationality

Power Has a Rationality that Rationality Does Not Know "A person who neglects what is actually done for what should be done learns the way to...
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The Law of Leadership

Authored by Andre van Heerden Imagine that you are creating a fabric of human destiny with the object of making men happy in the end,...

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