The Mary Parker Follett Network

Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. - MPF

The Mary Parker Follett Network fosters the exchange of information about, and ideas inspired by, Mary P. Follett

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About Mary Parker Follett

Mary Parker Follett (1868-1933) was a visionary in the field of human relations, democratic organization, and management. Born and raised in Massachusetts, in 1892 she entered what would become Radcliffe College, the women's branch of Harvard. She graduated from Radcliffe summa cum laude in 1898. Follett's intensive research into government while at Radcliffe was later published in her first book, The Speaker of the House of Representatives (1898), which was lauded (by, among…

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Follett Writings: Community is a Process 2 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Margaret Stout Mar 15.

THE NEW STATE "Book Clubs" in your area?

Started by Matthew Shapiro Feb 6.

Taecher Student Relations ? 1 Reply

Started by Corine Navarro. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Feb 1.

Follett Network Gathering June 14-16, 2018 9 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Margaret Stout Jan 12.

Call for Chapters 3 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Margaret Stout Jan 12.

Follett 2018 20 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Prof. Dr. phil. Marlies W. Fröse Nov 8, 2016.

Happy (belated) Birthday, Mary P. Follett - September 3

Started by Matthew Shapiro Sep 6, 2016.

Mary Parker Follett Presentations? 3 Replies

Started by Joe Aragon. Last reply by Joe Aragon May 15, 2016.

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The Future of Progressivism: Applying Follettian Thinking to Contemporary Issues at West Virginia University

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2018 marks a century since Mary Follett first published The New State: Group Organization, the Solution of Popular Government. In her opus on Progressive Era political theory and group dynamics, she introduced innovative and timeless concepts of integrative process as applied to governance, from neighborhood to global levels, as well as application to occupational groups.This gathering of the Mary Parker Follett Network will be hosted by the John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy and Politics…See More
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THE NEW STATE "Book Clubs" in your area?

Hi - One idea that I've had for the upcoming 100th anniversary of The New State is to try to start a local book club centered around The New State (and perhaps later going to other Follett works). There are now options for purchasing re-prints online via Amazon, etc., and there is the PDF available on this very website. Something you can do, too?Hmm... perhaps an Op-Ed letter to the local newspaper to draw some interest...MatthewSee More
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