Arie de Geus, a former executive at the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, is now a visiting fellow at London Living Company (Harvard Business School Press, ). Arie de Geus has been a Visiting Fellow at London Business School and “The Living Company: Habits for Survival in a Turbulent Business Environment”. The average Fortune Company today can expect to enjoy a run of takes from the book of Arie De Geus “The Living Company “ Habits.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Com rated it really liked it Feb 20, The mechanical company is the one run as if it were a predicable machine and the one which is unlikely to survive major changes in its environment. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eug marked it as to-read Aug 26, The idea is to develop people who are adaptable and capable of handling new circumstances, while also indoctrinating them in the Shell culture. May 24, Nick Russo rated it liked it.
Only those steeped in the habits of a living company will survive. Thanks for telling us about the problem. About Arie De Geus. Kristine rated it really liked it Jun 12, Gautam marked it as to-read Mar 21, Must be a new kinda bulb t This book though well written made it’s point early on about adapting to the marketplace for survival and with my having put years in entertainment, especially now as technology races forward, “adapting” to a rapidly changing business climate and economic landscape is a given.
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Arie de Geus challenges most of the conventional wisdom in management thinking today’ – Dr. Rajshekhar marked it atie to-read Aug 15, You take steps, one at a time, into an unknowable future” p. Krd marked it as to-read Aug 15, Feb 20, Greg rated it liked it. Refresh and try livin. Paul Zonneveld rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Books by Arie De Geus.
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When the usual lifespan of a company is No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Living Company speaks not just to aspiring leaders, but to anyone trying to adapt to a turbulent business environment. Trivia About The Living Company. Sanjay Bakshi rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Andrew Braye marked it as to-read Sep 24, Marieswaran rated it really liked it Aug 21, In his book Df explains why so many companies die early, and provides the key to corporate longevity.
Personally found this a difficult read, but still glad persevered to the end. A ‘global statesman’ of business change, widely recognised as the originator of many of the principles and practises underlying the Learning Organisation concept, and is one of the world’s most effective business strategists. Kenneth Mikkelsen rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Nitin Singh rated it really liked it May 15, Amber Webber is currently reading it Nov 03, Habits for Survival in a Turbulent Business Environment”, which has been translated into more than twenty languages, has been widely praised and has received a number of awards.
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This book starts with the central question, “Are companies alive? Sep 23, Meredith Cade-Westcombe rated it really liked it.