Slow Management

Dan Kärreman*, André Spicer, Rasmus Koss Hartmann

*Corresponding author af dette arbejde

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Abstrakt

Management is a practice that runs on ideas. Unfortunately, ideas that organizations must constantly change are prevalent. This can easily lead to junky ‘Fast Management’: management that is change-obsessed, attention-starved and over-hyped; that binges on mass-produced ideas; and that lacks substance. Inspired by the Slow Food Movement, this paper develops a more wholesome alternative. Slow Management is about doing less, but better management that is more thoughtful and less flashy. It emphasizes the context-specific and craft-based dimension of managerial work; the necessity of industry-specific, non-transferable competence; and the long-term and commitment-dependent nature of substantive organizational improvement and innovation.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummer101152
TidsskriftScandinavian Journal of Management
Vol/bind37
Udgave nummer2
Antal sider6
ISSN0956-5221
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jun. 2021

Emneord

  • Organization change
  • Management practices
  • Resilience

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