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Nand Kishore Chaudhary from Jaipur Rugs on love, collective consciousness and self-management

...each them the basic fundamentals to manage the business and people like ours, which they never learned in schools and colleges. We also worked on the philosophy, 'finding yourself through losing yourself'. The more I lose myself, the more I find myself. Learning, unlearning and relearning is a continuous proc...more
...Lisa Gill: That's a really interesting story. It seems like even before you had that realisation, that somehow you had this unconditional love as a philosophy, where did that come from? Have you had that since childhood? NK Chaudhary: Yes, if I remember, I had this in childhood. But I think in the last ten ...more
... and that is why our customer is so happy. And that is why our brand is such a luxurious brand. People love to buy the Jaipur Rug carpets due to this philosophy. So I think love makes perfect business sense to satisfy the customer needs....more
...ommunity of these people. And then we will be able to bring the collective consciousness and they will run the business and they will keep alive this philosophy....more

Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

... of how we really just transcend the industrial organisation and modernity into something that goes beyond. You know, Taoism, it’s a really specific philosophy. And it’s all about being confused. It’s all about being confused about the future and being confused about what to do, and being happy with it. It’s...more you and asking outsiders to sort of teach this and make it open-source. I think that’s also quite a remarkable thing. B Fischer: Yeah, take their philosophy and bring it into new colleagues. I agree. I think it’s extraordinary. -L Gill: Yeah, and on that note thank you to you both for sharing so generous...more

Pasteur Byabeza on transitioning to self-management at Davis College

...ere. Like any other change, of course, you expect some people to resist. I would say it took some of my colleagues a lot of time to fully embrace the philosophy of self management. You see, as you know, operating in a self managed team requires learning and unlearning certain things. So I can confidently say ...more

Jorge Silva on horizontal structures and participatory culture at 10Pines

... a better performance. Because if you are competing in a no zero-sum game, you are going to have a bad performance. And this is a really interesting philosophy in economics, because it is interesting to think about the economy and if it is a zero-sum game or not. And if we have to compete, or collaborate. An...more

Michael Y. Lee on lessons from researching self-managing organisations

...Again, that question has been around for, I think, centuries as well and I'm partial to the work of American philosopher, John Dewey, who I think his philosophy education was very much about how do we educate individuals to be co-creators of this social life? And I think that in many ways his ideas, while the...more

Edwin Jansen on how people adopt self-management at Fitzii

...hierarchical, family tradition and caste system, and on the other hand, I see things like Jugaad Innovation and things like that and I guess, Eastern philosophy as well if I look to like China and places like that, in some ways, feels like there's a lot of ripe potential there for self-management and perhaps ...more

Buurtzorg and the power of self-managed teams of nurses

... lot of years. We know what we have to do. In a bigger organisation, THEY say what you must do but WE know what we CAN do. Chila: And that's also the philosophy of Jos: as professionals, if you let them do their thing, it will be okay. That's what he does. And that's true. Marian: And you speak a lot with eac...more