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Management, whether in the public or private sector, is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives as efficiently and effectively as possible using all available resources. Management can also be viewed as the art of knowing what to do, when to do it, and following through and seeing things through to completion.

   * Check out the Management Study Guide (MSG) web site

Collaboration, Open Solutions, and Innovation (COSI)
are the key management strategies public and private sector organizations need to incorporate into their corporate culture in order to compete and succeed in the 21st century.

   * Visit the other COSI Portals for 'Open' Education, 'Open' Business, etc.

Open ManagementOver the past few decades a new set of imperatives  have been forcing their way onto the management agenda. An increasing amount of the productive capacity of our economies is now dedicated to tasks that engage the intelligence of our workers  ‐‐ not just their bodies. Furthermore, in virtually every industry the role of innovation has profoundly changed the competitive landscape. We believe these two challenges call for accelerated change in the governance model for organizations of every size and type. The idea of open management encapsulates better than anything else what that change should be.   -  See Open Management  9.21

Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker is one of the best-known and most widely influential thinkers and writers on the subject of management theory and practice. He is often referred to as the 'Father of Modern Management'.  

The following is a list of selected articles we recommend for leaders and managers in the 21st Century:

Open Leadership

If you would like to suggest new material or links to be added to this
web site, please email Peter Groen or Virginia Price

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General Colin Powell's Leadership Rules  http://govleaders.org/powell.htm 
Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds http://americanvision2050.blogspot.com/2013/11/global-trends-2030-alternative-worlds.html 
Intro to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CdikkPld9fqElthtK4UtW0yPweec9eO-g00kdN4lzCE/edit 
Intro to Strategic Management https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KXcd2p2T9eYkgDGFKTi1cTA__ndhFwlsi6267wFjaCM/edit 
Intro to Theory X, Y, & Z Managers https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IupXo62PdySjwKSAGVY-1zfKGriX4U5RfARNHyIu9-A/edit 
Investing in Open Source Companies & Solutions is Smart Business http://www.openhealthnews.com/hotnews/investing-open-source-companies-solutions-smart-business 
Management Functions & Resources - POSDCRB & 4M'S&I https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RmzU1ivR-s5FWOsZppOrAMjJ4SWrtTXFqZ1QD6i4PJk/edit 
McKinsey Global Institute Report on Unlocking the Value of 'Open Data' http://www.openhealthnews.com/hotnews/mckinsey-global-institute-report-unlocking-value-open-data 
Open Source Business Models http://www.openhealthnews.com/articles/2012/open-source-business-models-more-depth-view 
Open Source Maturity Model http://www.openhealthnews.com/articles/2012/open-source-maturity-model 
Redefining Our Purpose As Civilization Keeps Evolving http://americanvision2050.blogspot.com/2014/02/rdefining-our-purpose-as-civilization.html 
The Good, the Bad, and the Foolish http://cosireligion.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-good-bad-and-foolish-words-of.html 
The New Economic Paradigm - Interview with Jeremy Rifkin http://www.accenture.com/us-en/outlook/Pages/outlook-journal-2014-interview-jeremy-rifkin-tir-consulting-new-economic-paradigm-sustainability.aspx 
The 'Open' Revolution & America's Future http://americanvision2050.blogspot.com/2013/09/series-of-blogs-on-open-revolution.html 
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