Category Archives: management innovation

My TEDxStrasbourgUniversité Talk

Only for French speakers, sorry !

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Inspiring Books for 2013 – #3 : Managing Flow, I. Nonaka

All right. This is not the kind of books you want to read in the subway or in a café. It is academic, and probably made for academics (its price also is for academics…). But I think its main ideas … Continue reading

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Bring On the Revolution of Capitalism !

Recently, I came across this speech of Peter Bakker, the President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The former CEO of TNT, now leading this organization with more than 200 corporate members, pledges for a revolution of … Continue reading

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Three Paths to Management Innovation (HCL, Hervé Thermique, Morning Star)

One of the conferences of the World Forum in Lille was named “Management 2.0”. Three companies – HCL, Morning Star and Hervé Thermique – shared their view on what it means to be an open, freedom-based or democratic company. As … Continue reading

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A Company That Does Not Belong to Anybody

Last week, I attended the World Forum in Lille. All the event was remarkable (and I’ll come back to it in other posts), but I have been impressed by a small and well-hidden nugget : the unique governance of a … Continue reading

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Bottom-Up Organizations ?

Three weeks ago, at a SOL France meeting, I’ve been lucky enough to discover a very inspiring experience. Yann Baudron, Regional manager of Hervé Thermique, explained very simply and with a lot of ingenuity the managerial system that has shaped … Continue reading

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On Transformational Learning

A very short post to comment a quote from Robert Kegan in Contemporary Theories of Learning, Editor Knud Illeris, Routeledge, 2008 : Adult educators with an interest in transformational learning may need a better understanding of their students’ current epistemologies … Continue reading

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IDEA : Can France be part of the Design Thinking Community ?

A few weeks ago, EM Lyon and Centrale Lyon communicated about the launch of a common venture : IDEA, inspired by Stanford D-School or Aalto University Design Factory in Helsinki. This is great news, since Design Thinking has not been … Continue reading

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