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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Overhills 3 Replies

Started by Stephen Kriss. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging May 17.

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

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

A new book by Mary Parker Follett in 2022 1 Reply

Started by Niels Pflaeging. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Apr 9.

We need a new Follett Foundation 3 Replies

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

Follett Writings: The Teacher-Student Relation 6 Replies

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

Time magazine note on Follett by Matthew Barzun 1 Reply

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

OrgPhysics in Follett's words: A new research paper 1 Reply

Started by Niels Pflaeging. Last reply by Matthew Shapiro Jun 29, 2021.

Follett would like these 1 Reply

Started by Matthew Shapiro. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Apr 20, 2021.

A new white paper about the Follettian school of management 2 Replies

Started by Niels Pflaeging. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Apr 16, 2021.

What about translating Follett's books? 2 Replies

Started by Sébastien Damart. Last reply by Niels Pflaeging Apr 9, 2021.

 
 
 

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Sanket A. Thimoteo is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
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Lieke Sluis-Hoogerwerf is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Jul 15
Elisabeth Sechser replied to Judy Whipps's discussion MPF and Process Philosophy in the group MPF and Process Philosophy
"Thanks you Margeret :-) I just orderd both.  Are there parts/excerpts also in digital form or as digital articles? Perhaps I can translate these into German and also give attention to the works in German-speaking countries. However, for this I…"
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Margaret Stout replied to Judy Whipps's discussion MPF and Process Philosophy in the group MPF and Process Philosophy
"Oops... you were looking for this…"
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Margaret Stout replied to Judy Whipps's discussion MPF and Process Philosophy in the group MPF and Process Philosophy
"Hi Elisabeth, Thanks for you interest! You can buy the book on…"
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Elisabeth Sechser updated their profile
Jun 9
Elisabeth Sechser replied to Judy Whipps's discussion MPF and Process Philosophy in the group MPF and Process Philosophy
"Hello Margaret, I am new in this network and I found your post (10 years later) and am very interested in this manuscript. Is there any way to get it? That would be great. Thank you, Elisabeth (AT, vienna)"
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Elisabeth Sechser joined Margaret Stout's group
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Jun 9
Elisabeth Sechser is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
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John Tull is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
Jun 3
Niels Pflaeging replied to Stephen Kriss's discussion Overhills
"Dear Teresa, thank you for sharing and for providing us with so much rich insight around the Overhills house and history! I feel compelled to pack my bags and travel to Vermont immediately, to visit your house, if possible... but that's a…"
May 17
T. Stores replied to Stephen Kriss's discussion Overhills
"Good morning, all. My wife and I have owned and lived in Overhills since 2016. I'm a novelist and an academic with research interests in creativity in business management (and I knew nothing of the connection to MPF before we bought Overhills).…"
May 16
T. Stores is now a member of The Mary Parker Follett Network
May 16
Niels Pflaeging replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion Wanted: "Rare" writings by Mary Parker Follett
"Oh, that story is interesting on so many levels. Thank you for sharing it. I do not have that edition of The New State, but a facsimile reprint with a somewhat ugly green cover.  Your tale made me think of many things that might be irrelevant…"
Apr 11
Matthew Shapiro replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion Wanted: "Rare" writings by Mary Parker Follett
"The New State story. In 1996, the book was required reading in preparation for a conference that I was invited to. I was so impressed with it that I thought a new edition should see the light of day. Heeding the advice that in publishing it helps to…"
Apr 10
Niels Pflaeging replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion Wanted: "Rare" writings by Mary Parker Follett
"You did a great job with making the publications available here! That also made the Follett book we are preparing possible.  I was not aware that you republished The New State, though. "
Apr 10
Matthew Shapiro replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion Wanted: "Rare" writings by Mary Parker Follett
"Niels - I applaud your effort to help making Follett's writing more accessible. I don't see that as being a different direction. Accessibility is why I pursued getting The New State republished in 1998 and  it is why all of her key…"
Apr 10
Niels Pflaeging replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion Wanted: "Rare" writings by Mary Parker Follett
"Dear Matthew, thank you for your reply and thank for talking about your specific interests with regard to Follett. Wonderful to know that. I am very interested in the anthology you are putting together, and curious to hear what authors will be part…"
Apr 10
Matthew Shapiro replied to Niels Pflaeging's discussion A new book by Mary Parker Follett in 2022
"Interesting!"
Apr 9

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