Can People Really be Managed?
Charles Ehin, Ph.D.
International Journal of Commerce and Management, Vol. 23 (3), 2013
2014 Outstanding Paper Winner for International Journal of Commerce and Management
The purpose of this paper is to present a general framework for the comprehension and advancement of sociocultural homeostasis (not to be confused with a steady state, but a dynamic constantly evolving process) in order to increase worker engagement, productivity and innovation within the enterprises.
The paper offers convincing evidence why certain organizations prosper while others falter depending on their knowledge and advancement of sociocultural homeostasis principles, and provides practical suggestions in how to move an organization from an environment of structure and compliance to one reliant on emergence and individual commitment.
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