Monthly Archives: October 2020

Proxies for Work-as-Done: 2. Work-as-Prescribed

In this series of short posts, I outline briefly some proxies for work-as-done. This post concerns work-as-prescribed. Continue reading

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Proxies for Work-as-Done: 1. Work-as-Imagined

In this seres of short posts, I outline briefly some proxies for Work-as-Done. Continue reading

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The Commodification of Human Decency

Many ideas spring up in the world of management and organisational behaviour aimed at ‘treating people better’ – humanely. Very few of these, if any, are really new. Mostly, they stem from basic human values, which might be called humanistic … Continue reading

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Three Spaces for Work-as-Disclosed

In a previous post on four ‘varieties of human work‘, I introduced the concept of ‘work-as-disclosed’. Work-as-disclosed is what we say or write about work, and how we talk or write about it, either casually or more formally. Work is … Continue reading

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Ten Contextual Conversations

All human activity, along with associated emergent problematic situations and opportunities, is embedded in context. The ‘context’ is, however, a a melange of different contexts. An approach that I have found useful is to spend time considering contextual influences (e.g., on decision making, at multiple levels of organisations) on problematic situations or potential solutions, more explicitly. Continue reading

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