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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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.

Overhills

Started by Stephen Kriss Apr 11, 2016.

circular response - methodology 1 Reply

Started by Julie Garneau. Last reply by Albie M. Davis Feb 6, 2016.

 
 
 

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James Regan is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Feb 12
Matthew Shapiro posted a discussion

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
Feb 6
Albie M. Davis left a comment for T. Stores
"Hi T. Stores,   I would love to talk with you about your own interest in Follett. And, lucky you to now be the owner of Overhills.  It is a remarkable place.  Carey Carpenter gave me a tour of the house around 1989 and a few times…"
Feb 5
Richard left a comment for Arierhie Okuneh
"We appreciate your decision to join us. Feel free to share your thoughts."
Feb 4
Arierhie Okuneh is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Feb 3
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Feb 3
Matthew Shapiro replied to Corine Navarro's discussion Taecher Student Relations ?
"Hello Corine - It is good to see someone focusing on this work. As for your question, it is not an easy one to answer. You could try researching the dissertation databases. You may end up being the one who actually develops the research…"
Feb 1
Corine Navarro posted a discussion

Taecher Student Relations ?

Hello,I think about using this text "Teacher Student Relations" as a main piece for building a theorical frame (not certain about the right term, sorry) that would help decision learning. I am thus looking for everything that was written about the implications of this text ? Does anyone of you (or of someone you know) get informations or datas about that ?All the best,CorinePS : my apologies to those who already read this post on the Education groupe. I am new in using our network.See More
Jan 31
Albie M. Davis left a comment for Corine Navarro
"Hi Corine, If should have written my two daughters, granddaughter and I went to the Women's March on Washington.  Pardon.  Albie"
Jan 28
Albie M. Davis left a comment for Corine Navarro
"Hi Corine, Albie Davis, now in Boston, saying hello, and I think your idea is a good one.  If you would send me an email at:   albiedavis@aol.com    with your own email, I would be glad to send you in copies of various articles I…"
Jan 28
Corine Navarro commented on Matthew Shapiro's group Education
"Hello, I think about using this text "Teacher Student Relations" as a main piece for building a theorical frame (not certain about the right term, sorry) that would help decision learning. I am thus looking for everything that was written…"
Jan 28
Franke Jongsma is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Jan 26
Corine Navarro replied to Sébastien Damart's discussion Follett's speech in Boston 1928 on the teacher-student relationship in the group Education
"Hello, I think about using this text "Teacher Student Relations" as a main piece for building a theorical frame (not certain about the right term, sorry) that would help decision learning. I am thus looking for everything that was written…"
Jan 25
Katie Day is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Jan 24
Margaret Stout left a comment for Elaine McFadden
"Welcome to the network!"
Jan 12
Margaret Stout left a comment for Jennifer
"Welcome to the network! YES!!!! Power-with!"
Jan 12
Margaret Stout left a comment for Neil Taylor
"Welcome to the network! Best wishes in your studies!"
Jan 12
Margaret Stout replied to Margaret Stout's discussion Follett Network Gathering June 14-16, 2018
"Matthew, while I appreciate the interest in multipliers and encourage everyone to do what they can to promote celebrating the 100th anniversary of The New State throughout 2018, I also believe that if the network members do not actively support…"
Jan 12
Margaret Stout posted an event

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

June 14, 2018 to June 16, 2018
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
Jan 12
Margaret Stout posted a discussion

The Future of Progressivism: Applying Follettian Thinking to Contemporary Issues

Call for Chapters/Conference Papers2018 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.In this edited volume, rather than a retrospective of Follett’s work or a collection of…See More
Jan 12

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