A Fundamental Moment-1.ppt

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Department of Management A FUNDAMENTAL MOMENT: Trends in the Nature of Work, Organizations, and Leadership BADM 66, 8 September 2008 James R. Bailey, Ph.D. Tucker Professor of Leadership
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A FUNDAMENTAL MOMENT What’s changed in the nature of organizations, work, and management over the last 50 years?
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THE OLD PARADIGM Industrial revolution,1850-1980 (approximately) Economy based on Electro-mechanical infrastructure 1. Electrical power & motor 2. Gas combustion engine 3. Telephone Manufacturing, product emphasis
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BROAD IMPACT Agriculture to manufacturing Economic and cultural shift Mass urbanization Move to cities located strategically for transportation Emergence of capitalism New financial arrangement that separated owners from operators
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BROAD IMPACT… Emergence of corporations Powerful collective entity Appearance of managers A new social class Changes in social fabric Role of religion, erosion of extended families, increase in standard of living, etcetera
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THE MODERN PARADIGM Information revolution, 1980-? Economy based on computational infrastructure 1.
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2010 for the course BADM 66 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '08 term at GWU.

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