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 2018 14 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Jun 27.

Mary Parker Follett Presentations? 3 Replies

Started by Joe Aragon. Last reply by Joe Aragon May 15.

Overhills

Started by Stephen Kriss Apr 11.

circular response - methodology 1 Reply

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

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.

 
 
 

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Gunnela Westlander commented on Matthew Shapiro's page Follett Conference 2018 Planning Survey Results
"StartSelection:0000000199 EndSelection:0000000946 Dear Members, I would like to comment on  the suggestion by Patrick Trottier concerning the planned conference 2018. I have published a book about Mary Follett which is distributed this month. A…"
Jun 30
Matthew Shapiro commented on Matthew Shapiro's page Follett Conference 2018 Planning Survey Results
"Sounds interesting, Patrick. Could you paint a picture of how that might look? Is this something that you see as an alternative to a large gathering in one place? At what scale do you envision the organization - regions?"
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Patrick Trottier commented on Matthew Shapiro's page Follett Conference 2018 Planning Survey Results
"What do people think about having the same 'program /process' around the world... that way we may be able to compare what people said and experienced globally and how the philosophy, principles and concepts of MPF can be applied globally,…"
Jun 27
Matthew Shapiro left a comment for Mary Hennessy
"Welcome, Mary."
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Mary Hennessy is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
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Matthew Shapiro replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"Thanks, Dr. Ada! What was not mentioned in the report was that Boston was mentioned quite a few times in the survey, as a natural location, given Follett's history there. In any event, the Northeastern US would also be relatively accessible to…"
Jun 27
Ada Luz Gonzalez replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"Good Job on posting the results of the survey! Seems the concensus is to have a Conference on the northern US East coast. I would think that Philly or Washington DC is kind of central and always easy to find spaces for Conferences there. Let's…"
Jun 27
Matthew Shapiro replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"Results from the survey for planning Follett 2018 are now posted to http://mpfollett.ning.com/page/follett-conference-2018-planning-survey-results Matthew"
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Albie M. Davis left a comment for Steve
"Dear Steve, I see that at some point in time you joined The Mary Parker Follett Network because you were doing research on cross cultural negotiation.  My name is Albie Davis (from Boston, Massachusetts, USA).  I am working with Peter…"
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Joe Aragon replied to Joe Aragon's discussion Mary Parker Follett Presentations?
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Education

Implications of Follettine thought on education.
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Matthew Shapiro replied to Matthew Shapiro's discussion Follett 2018
"96 surveys complete or partial. I'll start compiling the results to share with the network. Matthew"
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Robert W left a comment for Robert W
"Hi Albie, I just followed you on Twitter. There (and on Facebook), I'm listed as my blog, "Conflict Management & Ethical Guardianship." All good wishes, robert"
Apr 16
Robert W left a comment for Robert W
"Hi Albie, It's great to hear from you :). Iqbal does strongly respect and reference the ideas of Mary Parker Follett, along with C.R. Das as well. Here is a link for him: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chittaranjan_Das I really appreciate…"
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Albie M. Davis left a comment for Robert W
"Hi Robert, By coincidence, I just received a copy of Khurram Ali Shafique's "Iqbal: His Life and Our Times" yesterday via Amazon.  I think of one of Follett's ideas from the New State (1918):   "It is said that a…"
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Albie M. Davis commented on Margaret Stout's group MPF and Process Philosophy
"I think I accidentally hit "stop following" three years ago!"
Apr 16
Albie M. Davis commented on Margaret Stout's group MPF and Process Philosophy
"Hi Patrick!  Say it isn't so that I didn't respond to your Hello of three years ago.  I remember your visit fondly and The CEO Challenge is on my shelves of favorite books!  Albie (Now April 16, 2016 and I am in Boston!)"
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