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 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.

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, 2016.

Research papers 1 Reply

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

 
 
 

Latest Activity

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
Margaret Stout replied to Margaret Stout's discussion Call for Chapters
"Hello all! LAST CALL for chapter proposals! I have extended the deadline to February 15th!"
Jan 12
Neil Taylor is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Jan 8
Jennifer is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
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Elaine McFadden is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
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David Holzmer updated their profile
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Agile Impact

Several of us in the "Agile Movement" are so very inspired by MPF's work! I thought this might be a fun place to share those thoughts!
Dec 25, 2016
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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
Dec 25, 2016
Corine Navarro joined Matthew Shapiro's group
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Education

Implications of Follettine thought on education.
Dec 25, 2016
Corine Navarro updated their profile
Dec 25, 2016
Michael Eugene Turner joined Regina Mullen's group
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MPF in Japan Project

Objective is to collect, curate, summarize and translate Japanese language materials on MPF and her impact upon Japanese organizational behavior, strategy and current thinking.
Dec 13, 2016
Michael Eugene Turner updated their profile
Dec 13, 2016
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Dec 13, 2016
Prof. Dr. phil. Marlies W. Fröse replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
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Nov 8, 2016
Prof. Dr. phil. Marlies W. Fröse replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"Dear William, thank you very much for this Information, it is still time enough. For me it is good to know Time and place. Best greetings Marlies "
Nov 8, 2016

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