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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circular response - methodology 1 Reply

Started by Julie Garneau. Last reply by Albie M. Davis 21 hours ago.

Follett 2018 7 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Jan 29.

A book born after the Conversations held in Boston in October 2011... 5 Replies

Started by Sébastien Damart. Last reply by Sébastien Damart Jan 22.

Research papers 1 Reply

Started by Stéphane DURÉCU. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Dec 30, 2015.

Integrative Process: Follettian Thinking from Ontology to Administration 1 Reply

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Sébastien Damart Nov 8, 2015.

new local institution for fostering civic development

Started by Matthew Shapiro Nov 7, 2015.

Arabic translation of The Essential Mary Parker Follett

Started by Francois Heon Nov 7, 2015.

Forthcoming Follett Book 7 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Margaret Stout Sep 22, 2015.

Who should get a Follett book? 2 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Terje Grønning Apr 27, 2015.

Follett Conference 2015? 15 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Margaret Stout Mar 3, 2015.

 
 
 

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Albie M. Davis replied to Julie Garneau's discussion circular response - methodology
"Good luck in your hunt, Julie Garneau!  I'm sending along something  that did the trick for me . . . that is a way to break away from anything that stood still too long:  Below is from an email I send to my colleagues as we…"
21 hours ago
Albie M. Davis commented on Khurram Ali Shafique's blog post Follett meets Rumi: some recent work in Pakistan
"Dear Khurram, Your entire entry is filled with fascinating stories and insights and your ending (which is just the beginning, as you say) really touched a chord.  THANK YOU and keep your ideas and information flowing.   ~  Albie Davis"
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Khurram Ali Shafique posted a blog post

Follett meets Rumi: some recent work in Pakistan

‘When a man's eye shall be single’—Do we quite know yet what that means? Democracy is the fullest possible acceptance of the single life.This is a quote from The New State (1918) by Mary Parker Follett. Quite interestingly, it was picked up by a contemporary Muslim poet and used in the work that is now regarded by many to be…See More
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Albie M. Davis left a comment for Khurram Ali Shafique
"Happy to be a friend, Khurram Ali Shafique.  "
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Khurram Ali Shafique left a comment for Khurram Ali Shafique
"@Albie M. Davis: thank you very much for this useful suggestion. I'll write to Matthew soon :)"
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Julie Garneau posted a discussion

circular response - methodology

Hi.  I am looking for a methological paper to help me on the circular aspect of the co-construction concept.  If you have any hint on this, I would appreciate it !  thanksSee More
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Julie Garneau updated their profile
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Albie M. Davis left a comment for Khurram Ali Shafique
"Khurram Ali Shafique, Hello! It is wonderful to hear that you have written about Follett and are actively promoting her ideas in your workshops!  We do have a menu item titled Papers and Publications, and, if you haven't done so already,…"
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Prof. Dr. phil. Marlies W. Fröse updated their profile
Jan 30
Matthew Shapiro replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"Perhaps we should start with a question like this: What would be the objectives that you would hope to achieve in organizing a 2018 gathering/conference around Follett/The New State?"
Jan 29
Khurram Ali Shafique is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Jan 28
Sébastien Damart replied to Sébastien Damart's discussion A book born after the Conversations held in Boston in October 2011...
"Pour nos amis francophones, une petite information... Le livre a été entièrement traduit et existe donc en version bilingue: les citations en anglais traduites en français, sur Amazon…"
Jan 22
Stéphane DURÉCU posted a status
"Hey Matthew, I thank you for that link. I tried to contact Karine via Linkedin unsuccessfully. thank you so much. See you later. Stéphane"
Dec 30, 2015
Matthew Shapiro replied to Stéphane DURÉCU's discussion Research papers
"Stephane, Why don't you ask one of the authors for it? http://www.socialwork.txstate.edu/people/faculty.html Matthew"
Dec 30, 2015
Stéphane DURÉCU posted a discussion

Research papers

Bonjour cher Follettien et Folletienne,je recherche le papier de David M. Austin et Katherine Selber, intitulé "Mary Parker Follett. Epilogue to or Return of a Social Work Management Pioneer?", publié dans la revue Administration in Social Work, Vol 21, n°1, pp1–15.Quelqu'un serait-il en possession de ce papier et pourrait-il me le  transmettre...Merci beaucoup.Stéphane (d.st@wanadoo.fr)--------------------------------------------------------------------------Hello dear Follettien and…See More
Dec 30, 2015
Diane Donald is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Dec 11, 2015
Sonia Adam-Ledunois is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Nov 20, 2015
Sébastien Damart replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"Hi Matt, I think this would be a nice idea. I also see all these books coming on Follett and announced on this network. What about a conversation on Follett in March 2016 to celebrate all our works and share ideas as we did it in Boston in October…"
Nov 8, 2015
Sébastien Damart replied to Margaret Stout's discussion Integrative Process: Follettian Thinking from Ontology to Administration
"Dear all, I had the opportunity to read the book before it was published. Margaret and Jeannine, what a gift you have made to us!!! The book is the kind of work we need to go deeper in our understanding of Follett's thinking. And I also think…"
Nov 8, 2015
Matthew Shapiro posted a discussion

new local institution for fostering civic development

We're working to launch a new kind of local institution here in Boise, called The Boise Commons, to foster civic capacity and the (re)emergence of a functioning public sphere. Check out http://boisecommons.org for more details. If this looks like something you might be interested in developing in your own community, I'd love to share our vision with you and collaborate.MatthewSee More
Nov 7, 2015

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