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Lynn Business Center  -  School of Business Administration  -  Stetson University

 

This site is designed primarily for Stetson University students enrolled in Dr. Boozer's Management classes. Visitors, however, are welcome.

 

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Think About It!

Paradigms Lost . . . and Gained

Two business-world views and what they mean

Mechanical Model        Natural Model

Scientific Leaders

Newton

Galileo

Descartes

Einstein

Quantum physicists

Chaos, complexity theorists

Central Metaphors

Machines

Clocks

Organisms

Ecologies

Strategic Objectives

Optimum design

Consistency of operation

Adaptation

Continuous improvement

Cultural Expressions

Classical music

Renaissance painting

Blues and jazz

Postmodern art

Leadership Implications

Command and control Autonomy for employees

Articulation of vision

Sources of Value

Land

Energy

Materials

Information

Knowledge

Management Objective

Economies of scale

Unity of purpose

Structure

Hierarchies

Self-organizing teams

Organizing Principles

Division of labor

Synthesis of minds

Source of Economic Authority

Producers

Consumers

Principal Economic Constraint

Capital

Creativity

Daily Cartoon