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Marton’s Great Escape is Worth the Trouble to Find a Copy

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A Company Without Job Titles Will Still Have Hierarchies

Harvard Business Review

The term “holarchy” made its debut in Ghost in the Machine , a analysis of the human brain and its failings penned by Arthur Koestler in 1967. Think of it as management operating system 3.0. It’s not a new concept. Think: a total entity greater than the sum of its parts.

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Why Peter Drucker’s Writing Still Feels So Relevant

Harvard Business Review

Hungarian author (and Drucker contemporary) Arthur Koestler considered this competence the true source of creativity. Personalities such as Drucker and Borges seemed to have encyclopedic memories. Yet this alone was not enough; the real skill is the ability to make bisociative connections.