The Mary Parker Follett Network

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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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A book born after the Conversations held in Boston in October 2011... 4 Replies

Started by Sébastien Damart. Last reply by Sébastien Damart Mar 3.

Forthcoming Follett Book

Started by Margaret Stout Mar 3.

Follett Conference 2015? 15 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Margaret Stout Mar 3.

Who should get a Follett book? 1 Reply

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Margaret Stout Oct 21, 2014.

Plusquilibrium - a derived Folletism

Started by Matthew Shapiro Aug 22, 2014.

Follett Conference 2014? 6 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Heather White Apr 27, 2014.

Lord Haldane's Introduction to The New State 3 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Apr 8, 2014.

We need a new Follett Foundation

Started by Matthew Shapiro Mar 22, 2014.

Virtual Conference 4 Replies

Started by Jeff Bedolla. Last reply by Jeff Bedolla Mar 5, 2014.

 
 
 

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Albie M. Davis commented on Sébastien Damart's group Follett for concrete managerial innovations
"I'd like to talk about concrete.  I like things that are concrete.  But I also like things that are not so concrete, such as the "art in the air" piece my son, Ben Davis, has performed in various communities.  So, for…"
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Albie M. Davis commented on Sébastien Damart's group Follett for concrete managerial innovations
"Hi Sebastien and All,   Looks like I'm a bit late in responding to the invite to join the "concrete managerial innovations" conversation.  Thanks for the invitation.  Albie"
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Follett for concrete managerial innovations

This group is dedicated to specific thoughts about how to use MPF ideas for making managerial innovations within organizations. How to make people work together, be creative? How to practice MPF ideas and make them all be concrete ?See More
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Sébastien Damart replied to Sébastien Damart's discussion A book born after the Conversations held in Boston in October 2011...
"We thank you Margaret! In love again and again… as a kind of circular or infinite romance..."
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Margaret Stout replied to Sébastien Damart's discussion A book born after the Conversations held in Boston in October 2011...
"It is lovely to fall in love again and again, no? I have experienced the same over the last two years as Jeannine Love and I have written and edited our book. Cheers and congratulations on this publication!!!"
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Forthcoming Follett Book

Hello all,Jeannine Love and I have completed Integrative Process: Follettian Thinking from Ontology to Administration, being published by Process Century Press at the Center for Process Studies, Claremont School of Theology. The editor is seeking photos of Follett for the cover, if anyone knows of sources.When marketing materials are available and the book is ready for orders, I'll post an announcement.Many thanks!See More
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Margaret Stout replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
"Conference flyer doesn't want to upload... sorry! Just go to the website..."
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Margaret Stout replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
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Margaret Stout replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
"Hello everyone... please see the conference website: whitehead2015.com Section X has the track on governance and public administration where Follett will figure prominently. Our focus is on how process thought can reshape these activities toward a…"
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"Nice quote on page 91, The New State. You can find copy under Follett Writings. Your enthusiasm is contagious!"
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