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 Conference 2015? 8 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Suzanne Stigler Martin 19 hours ago.

Who should get a Follett book? 1 Reply

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Margaret Stout on Tuesday.

Plusquilibrium - a derived Folletism

Started by Matthew Shapiro Aug 22.

Follett Conference 2014? 6 Replies

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

Lord Haldane's Introduction to The New State 3 Replies

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

We need a new Follett Foundation

Started by Matthew Shapiro Mar 22.

Virtual Conference 4 Replies

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

Integrating Folett's Work at Work? 2 Replies

Started by Joe Aragon. Last reply by Fleur FALLON Mar 4.

FOLLETT - LE MANAGEMENT AU SERVICE DE LA SOCIETE 1 Reply

Started by GROUTEL. Last reply by Francois Heon Feb 18.

 
 
 

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Albie M. Davis left a comment for Stephen Kaiser
"Hi Stephen, Glad you joined!  Great topic.  Albie"
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Suzanne Stigler Martin replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
"A conference within a conference might make sense and pull together new people, the structure in place would be helpful. I am interested."
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Suzanne Stigler Martin updated their profile
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Stephen Kaiser posted a blog post

The Relevance of Mary Parker Follett to the Market Basket Protest

    Last summer's stunning protest by thousands of employees at the Market Basket food stores in Massachusetts , New Hampshire and other states was both a major labor action success and an exhibition of innovative worker management cooperation in the face of extraordinary opposition from the Board of Directors. The saga was played out largely in the media and in public demonstrations, including a protest gathering of 6,000 employees one day near company headquarters. It was effective group…See More
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Margaret Stout replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
"I am wondering if the members will be interested in the 10th International Whitehead Conference in June 2015. The track on Governance and Public Administration will be highly focused on Follett because she has been the primary source of process…"
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Margaret Stout replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Who should get a Follett book?
"Hillary Clinton, for sure."
Tuesday
Matthew Shapiro replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
"Given a year's lead time, MAYBE this can be organized by the fall of 2015. We'd need a committed team of volunteers to be able to make that happen. Key tasks: identifying and selecting a venue, and later coordinating logistics with the…"
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Lecia Grossman replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett Conference 2015?
"I'd also be interested! I've now been through Human Systems Dynamics training and I'd like to engage again with MPF's and be able to bring my  complexity and chaos theory questions/thoughts. I really enjoyed the 2012…"
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Who should get a Follett book?

What thought-leader or spirit-leader or political leader out there should have a copy of one of Follett's books? I can donate a couple of New States, and we can buy more out there.So far, network members have suggested the following:- Barack Obama- Malala Yousafzai- The book-reviewing website "Brain Pickings"Others?- MatthewSee More
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