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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Happy Birthday, MPF!

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Help With H. G. Wells Reference 2 Replies

Started by David Scott. Last reply by David Scott May 31.

CONFERENCE! The Future of Progressivism: A Celebration of Mary Parker Follett in the 21st Century 2 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Rosa Zubizarreta May 3, 2018.

National Conference on Dialogue and Deliberation: Make Follett a Focus! 1 Reply

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Rosa Zubizarreta May 3, 2018.

Follett 2018 22 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Feb 4, 2018.

What would Follett say about...

Started by Matthew Shapiro Nov 17, 2017.

Article Search: Mary Parker Follett: epilogue to or return of a social work pioneer ? 4 Replies

Started by Stéphane DURÉCU. Last reply by Margaret Stout Oct 26, 2017.

Mary Parker Follett's Birthday - Sun, Sep 3

Started by Matthew Shapiro Aug 30, 2017.

The Future of Progressivism: Applying Follettian Thinking to Contemporary Issues 2 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Aug 28, 2017.

Follett Network Gathering July 12-14, 2018 10 Replies

Started by Margaret Stout. Last reply by Margaret Stout Aug 28, 2017.

 
 
 

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"Thank you Jonathan, that is extremely helpful. I suspect you are correct in suspecting a didactic element to Well's novels.  What fascinating dinner companions he and MPF would have been."
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Jonathan Wilson replied to David Scott's discussion Help With H. G. Wells Reference
"Hi David, I wonder if the novel may have been “Meanwhile”, which was published in 1927? I think Mary Follett gave the lecture in March 1928 (Dynamic Administration p270). The novel includes the hero propounding the notion that a Great…"
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Help With H. G. Wells Reference

Dear all, At the foot of page 288 in Dynamic Administration, MPF comments, "A few weeks ago I read H. G. Wells' last novel, which is not so much a novel as an arraignment of our present civilization, and in the last chapter he gives his hope for the future."Does anyone know which novel she may have been citing?  Alternatively, the paper/talk is Chapter XIII, SOME DISCREPANCIES IN LEADERSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE.  If anyone knows when she wrote that piece (pr gave that talk) then I could track it…See More
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