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Modern Management’s Existential Moment?

by Christian Rivera

In his article, The End of Management, Alan Murray argues that there is a pressing need to rethink the methods of implementing management in the 21st century. Murray provides a detailed synopsis of the history of industry and corporate culture, and he references several historic milestones. He also strongly emphasizes the significant impact that market forces have on the way resources are allocated. Murray correctly points out that corporate culture as it is known today is stagnant with bureaucracy, and that many corporate cultures are losing relevance to the ever-changing tides of the modern global market. “The greatest management stories in recent years,” Murray argues, “have not been triumphs of the corporation, but triumphs over the corporation.” I agree. Continue reading