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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Overhills 4 Replies

Started by Stephen Kriss. Last reply by Ralf Lippold Feb 18.

A new book by Mary Parker Follett in 2022 3 Replies

Started by Niels Pflaeging. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Feb 18.

New article on Follett

Started by Matthew Shapiro Jul 5, 2023.

Presentation to the International Society of Systems Sciences "Mini-Symposium" - March 11 2023 3 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Mar 12, 2023.

Wanted: "Rare" writings by Mary Parker Follett 22 Replies

Started by Niels Pflaeging. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Apr 11, 2022.

We need a new Follett Foundation 3 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Apr 1, 2022.

Follett Writings: The Teacher-Student Relation 6 Replies

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Mar 11, 2022.

Time magazine note on Follett by Matthew Barzun 1 Reply

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Soukhy Clark Sep 9, 2021.

 
 
 

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Rijon Erickson is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
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Ralf Lippold replied to Stephen Kriss's discussion Overhills
"Dear Teresa, many thanks for your compelling insights into MPF's home. It is always inspiring to get to know such background infos from "first hand". Regards from Dresden, Ralf PS.: h/t Niels for inquiring into Stephen's…"
Feb 18
Niels Pflaeging replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion A new book by Mary Parker Follett in 2022
"Thank you for asking! Yes, you are right, it has been awfully quiet around the book. The project stalled in 2022, sadly, because my co-editor Silke Hermann and I had to focus on our new company qomenius. The good news is that we will publish the…"
Feb 18
Ralf Lippold replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion A new book by Mary Parker Follett in 2022
"Niels, is there any news on the announced book about MPF? Just curious as it has been quiet here.  Best, Ralf "
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Presenting at the National Conference

Hi All - Pleased to announce that I'll be presenting a session on the participatory design of civics education at this year's National Conference on Dialogue and Deliberation. I've not been to this event before, but it looks really interesting. Anyone else interested in going?   National Conference on Dialogue and Deliberation 2023See More
Jun 17, 2023
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100th anniversary of Martin Buber's I and Thou - (Follett synergies)

On a hunch, I checked, and this year is the 100th anniversary of Martin Buber's I and Thou (the original version in German). Buber was a Jewish philosopher. I had read I and Thou at least 25 years ago, and was curious to re-read it. So I am doing that now, through my older lenses (intellectual, intuitive, and ocular). And even if Follett had never read Buber or vice-versa (very possible), there clearly was a common focus on relation.The core idea in Buber's concise but profound book is that…See More
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