Le “Must-Read”                               The Review of the Future of Management                                       ...
Le “Must-Read”                      The Review of Curated Online Content                                                  ...
Le “Must-Read”                      The Review of Curated Online Content                                                  ...
Le “Must-Read”                      The Review of Curated Online Content                                                  ...
Le “Must-Read”                      The Review of Curated Online Content                                                  ...
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  1. 1. Le “Must-Read” The Review of the Future of Management & T o w a r d s A u g m e n t e d M a n a g e m e n t READ 26 Bilingual document (US, FR)N° Monthly quote «I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may March not complete this last one but I give myself to it.» Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist 2013 Why this review ? This is your monthly Must-Read on the future of management and the world of work.Sign up to receive The «perfect storm» which shaped evolution of the world of work - generated by sea changes this free review in technologies, economy, society, governance in all its forms - is forcing Management to change. In order not to be submerged, the manager has to be «augmented», he has to use and master new tools and new knowledge at his disposal. All executives face this challenge. This review is our way to help you. It delivers to you the summary of the best articles we found during the last month on these changes. The Boostzone Institute aims to become your reference «curator», ie to select and enhance the information for you. Therefore any comment helping us to improve it is more than welcome. Management (R)evolution P.2 P.2 Towards Augmented Manager P.3 Economic Paradigm Changes P.3 Social Topics for the Augmented Manager P.4 Governance P.4 Technology Futures P.5 Demographic Changes P.5 P.6 Resources Optimization More Notable LinksContact: terry.zimmer@boostzone.fr Article of the month about Women in Management © Boostzone Institute 2013 Customized competitive intelligence on demand
  2. 2. Le “Must-Read” The Review of Curated Online Content & T o w a r d s A u g m e n t e d M a n a g e m e n t READ N°26 - March 2013 * Click on the titles to view the documents Management (R)evolutionPope Benedict XVI and the leadership issue Le travail invisible ou l’économie victime duno one wants to talk about dogme positiviste Harvard Business Review, Gretchen Gavett, Le blog de Philippe Silberzahn, 11 mars 2013 February 11, 2013 « La source de création de valeur réside dans le travail et celui-ci a trois dimensions: la dimension subjective (la réalisation de soi dans le travail), la dimension ob- jective (ce qui est produit par le travail) et la dimension collective (aucun travailleur n’existe et ne crée seul). La tendance lourde a été de nier de plus en plus des dimensions subjectives et collectives, pour ne plus se concentrer que sur la dimension objective, que l’on es- saie de mesurer de plus en plus objectivement. » Diriger au féminin : les 3 conseils de Françoise Gri Les Echos, 6 février 2013 « IBM, Manpower et depuis un mois Pierre & Va-“There’s something equally valuable, equally inspiratio- cances... Depuis plus de 10 ans, Françoise Gri metnal about taking that page of the textbook out — «lea- son sens de l’humain et de la stratégie au service desders are born and they’re special» — and instead rea- entreprises qu’elle dirige. Ses conseils pour exercer unding the page that says «leaders are made as much as leadership au féminin, extraits de son livre, «Womenthey’re born, maybe more so, and that they’re made in Power», aux éditions du Rocher. »unexpected ways. And that they recognize how humanthey really are.” 2 Toward Augmented ManagerAnalytics and intuition: finding equilibrium On the intelligence requirements of MIT Sloan Review, Renee Boucher Ferguson entrepreneurs (ENTINT) March 5, 2013 Sources & Methods, Kristan J. Wheaton February 18, 2013 “I certainly don’t need long-term predictions about the health of the tabletop gaming industry. I need good- enough answers about things I am working on right now. This, in turn, suggests the form of an intelligence activi- ty designed to support entrepreneurs. It would have to be staffed by a variety of high-quality generalists, able to provide answers on a wide range of topics quickly.” How I found happiness after being fired Life Hacker, Amy Schouse, February 13, 2013 “When I think back to my mission of avoiding the Walk“It’s encouraging that thoughtful data scientists like Ms. of Shame, I can still feel how focused I was on savingPerlich and Ms. Schutt recognize the limits and short- myself from stuffing what was left of my self-worth intocomings of the Big Data technology that they are buil- an odd-shaped box. When my boss told me that I hadding. Listening to the data is important, they say, but so been «eliminated,» I was so mentally prepared that Iis experience and intuition. After all, what is intuition at practically floated back to my office, where I grabbedits best but large amounts of data of all kinds filtered my purse and the only two picture frames that were leftthrough a human brain rather than a math model?” on my desk.” © Boostzone Institute 2013Fenixs Boostzone SARL - 24/28 rue de la Pépinière 75008 Paris - Tél. +33 (0)6 77 11 34 48 - www.boostzone.frCustomized competitive intelligence on demand - Veille personnalisée sur demande
  3. 3. Le “Must-Read” The Review of Curated Online Content & T o w a r d s A u g m e n t e d M a n a g e m e n t READ N°26 - March 2013 * Click on the titles to view the documents Economic Paradigm ChangesThe real winners of the global economy: L’usine française innove à la chaînethe material boys Libération, Maud Vincent 6 mars 2013 New Geography, Joel Kotkin, March 6, 2013 A l’heure de la sinistrose, il est peut être salutaire de se tourner vers des perspectives plus optimistes. Voici un article qui traite de notre industrie qui se réinvente, de l’usine du futur. Celle qui se cherche en surfant sur l’innovation : objets connectés, robotique, nouveaux process de l’ère numérique… Fleurons mondiaux ou petites pousses, pure player du renouveau industriel ou usines traditionnelles opérant un virage stratégique, des entreprises surfent sur le potentiel qu’offrent les nouvelles technologies sur fond de révolution écolo- gique. The coming crash in the bond market Freadom Pheonix, Bud Conrad, March 8, 2013“Something strange happened on the road to our much- “There will come a time when the Fed announces acelebrated post-industrial utopia. The real winners of new program of balance sheet expansion by asset pur-the global economy have turned out to be not the crea- chases that will cause the interest rate to rise becausetive types or the data junkies, but the material boys: of fears of inflation from money creation, rather than fallcountries, states and companies that have perfected as the Fed desires. At that point, we’ll know the Fed’sthe art of physical production in agriculture, energy and, power to manipulate the economy has dissipated. Theremarkably, manufacturing.” coming crash in the bond market.” 3 Social Paradigm ChangesStéphane Hessel : «D’abord, réguler les Robert Castel, le sociologue de l’insécuritémarchés, ensuite réinstaurer une véritable sociale, est mortdémocratie sociale» Slate, Jean-Laurent Cassely, 13 mars 2013 Viva, Anne-Marie Thomazeau, 27 février 2013 « Dès les années 1970 et la montée inexorable du chômage, on assiste à la remise en cause de certains acquis, à la montée de la précarité et de l’incertitude sociales, qui marqueront les générations suivantes nées dans l’après plein-emploi. Robert Castel utilisera le terme de «désaffiliation», exclusion du monde du travail et isolation sociale, pour désigner ces nouveaux exclus du contrat social. » Living with less. A lot less. The New York Times, Graham Hill, March 9, 2013« On l’a vu en France avec les manifestations pour les “I have come a long way from the life I had in the lateretraites ou lors de la forte mobilisation pour les pri- ’90s, when, flush with cash from an Internet start-upmaires socialistes. Mais chez nous en France, et plus sale, I had a giant house crammed with stuff — electro-encore dans certains pays comme l’Allemagne où la nics and cars and appliances and gadgets.démocratie fonctionne bien, l’ennemi est devenu plus Somehow this stuff ended up running my life, or a lotdiffus. Mais nous le connaissons. Il s’agit de la spé- of it; the things I consumed ended up consuming me.culation financière. L’engagement pour demain, c’est My circumstances are unusual (not everyone gets ande celui-ci qu’il s’agit, le même qu’en 1944. D’abord, Internet windfall before turning 30), but my relationshipréguler les marchés, ensuite réinstaurer une véritable with material things isn’t.”démocratie sociale. » © Boostzone Institute 2013Fenixs Boostzone SARL - 24/28 rue de la Pépinière 75008 Paris - Tél. +33 (0)6 77 11 34 48 - www.boostzone.frCustomized competitive intelligence on demand - Veille personnalisée sur demande
  4. 4. Le “Must-Read” The Review of Curated Online Content & T o w a r d s A u g m e n t e d M a n a g e m e n t READ N°26 - March 2013 * Click on the titles to view the documents Governance Paradigm ChangesLes Suisses votent contre les «rémunérations “Some of these institutions have becomeabusives» des patrons too large” Le Monde, Agathe Duparc, 4 mars 2013 The Peterson Institute for International Economics,« C’est une petite révolution en Suisse, pays tradition- Simon Johnson, March 7, 2013nellement acquis au libéralisme économique. Dimanche3 mars, 67,9 % des électeurs, ainsi que tous les can-tons, ont dit oui à l’initiative «contre les rémunérationsabusives».Un texte qui renforce le pouvoir des actionnaires ausein des entreprises cotées, afin d’empêcher les grandspatrons de ces sociétés de s’octroyer d’exorbitants sa-laires ou parachutes dorés. »The Byzantine empire’s own ‘eurozone’crisis offers a lesson for the EU today The Guardian, Peter Frankopan, March 10, 2013 “I am concerned that the size of some of these insti- tutions becomes so large that it does become difficult“Unlike the European Union, Byzantium was not riddled for us to prosecute them when we are hit with indica-with inefficiency and disparity when it came to tax: pro- tions that if you do prosecute, if you do bring a criminalfits could not be parked in a more attractive region, the- charge, it will have a negative impact on the nationalreby undermining the empire’s structure. Government economy, perhaps even the world economy.”in Byzantium was lean, simple and efficient.” 4 Technology FuturesDisruptions: data without context tells a Your brain is being augmented, you justmisleading story don’t realize it The New York Times, Nick Bilton, February 24, 2013 Big Think, Dominic Basulto, February 21, 2013“Several researchers suggest that the problems maybe due to widespread media coverage of this year’ssevere U.S. flu season,” Declan Butler wrote in Nature.Then add social media, which helped news of the fluspread quicker than the virus itself.”This electronic temporary tattoo will soonbe tracking your health Wired, Nathan Hurst, February 28, 2013 “Instead, the future augmentation of our brains will be much more gradual and nuanced. Once we started to consider our mobile devices to be extensions of our“But the tool could offer more than self-measurement. physical bodies - carrying them around with us where-Because of the detail in the signal received, it could be ver we go and imbuing them with characteristics suchused as a human-machine interface — for example, a as personality - we set into motion a complex chainvideogame or drone controller — based on signals from reaction of events that made the future hybrid of manthe user’s muscles. It’s really marrying fully integrated and machine a certainty. 20 points on your IQ was justelectronics to the skin, a non-permanent bionic inter- the start.”face.” © Boostzone Institute 2013Fenixs Boostzone SARL - 24/28 rue de la Pépinière 75008 Paris - Tél. +33 (0)6 77 11 34 48 - www.boostzone.frCustomized competitive intelligence on demand - Veille personnalisée sur demande
  5. 5. Le “Must-Read” The Review of Curated Online Content & T o w a r d s A u g m e n t e d M a n a g e m e n t READ N°26 - March 2013 * Click on the titles to view the documents Demographic ChangesLe président du Parlement de l’UE: «nous How African feminism changed the worldavons sauvé les banques mais nous risquons Think Africa Press, Aili Mari, Tripp, March 8, 2013de perdre une génération» La Tribune, MT, 11 mars 2013« La Grèce, l’Espagne et l’Italie ont peut-être les géné-rations les mieux éduquées de leur histoire, leurs pa-rents ont investi beaucoup d’argent pour l’éducation deleurs enfants, ils ont tout fait au mieux», a regretté Mar-tin Schulz, lui-même autodidacte. «Maintenant qu’ilssont prêts à travailler, la société leur dit : ‘Il n’y pas deplace pour vous’, «Nous sommes en train de créer unegénération perdue» ajoute-t-il. Le parlementaire craintque celle-ci ne perde confiance dans les institutionseuropéennes. » “In the predominantly Muslim country of Senegal, for instance, the proportion of female parliamentary repre-The 66%: America’s growing underclass sentatives jumped from 23% to 43% in the 2012 elec- The Atlantic, Richard Florida, October 29, 2013 tions, following the adoption of a new parity law. For“Worse yet, the ranks of the 66 percent are a product of over a decade, the movement Conseil Senegalais desthe very structure of post-industrial capitalism. If the top Femmes (COSEF) had been campaigning for greaterthird of America’s workers are navigating and prospe- gender parity and their efforts finally bore fruit with thering in the knowledge economy, the other two-thirds are establishment of a law that ensured candidate lists al-disconnected and sinking. And if things continue to go ternate between male and female candidates.”in the direction that they have been, their children andtheir grandchildren will be too.” 5 Resources OpimizationIn China clean air sells at $0.80 per breath India’s rice revolution Zero Hedge, Tyler Durden, March 3, 2013 The Guardian, John Vidal, February 16, 2013“With now daily reports that the smog levels in Beijingare frequently literally «off the charts», it was only amatter of time before some aspiring Chinese entrepre-neur decided to provide a much demanded product:clean air. As expected, Xinhua reports that «philanthro-pist» Chen Guangbiao is now actively selling canned airto willing and eager Beijingites, tired of inhaling toxic,carcinogenic smog particles. The cost: $0.80 for a canof fresh air.”The real reason the Economy is broken(and will stay that way) Zero Hedge, Tyler Durden, February, Februar 13, 2013 “This was not six or even 10 or 20 tonnes. Kumar, a shy young farmer in Nalanda district of India’s poorest state“In the meantime, the best I can tell you is that the mar- Bihar, had – using only farmyard manure and withoutkets are reflecting liquidity, not reality, and that until any herbicides – grown an astonishing 22.4 tonnes ofand unless the world suddenly starts to produce a lot rice on one hectare of land. This was a world record andmore crude oil and the U.S. and Europe increase their with rice the staple food of more than half the world’sconsumption of it, I will remain quite skeptical of all pro- population of seven billion, big news.”nouncements of recovery in the West.” © Boostzone Institute 2013Fenixs Boostzone SARL - 24/28 rue de la Pépinière 75008 Paris - Tél. +33 (0)6 77 11 34 48 - www.boostzone.frCustomized competitive intelligence on demand - Veille personnalisée sur demande
  6. 6. Le “Must-Read” The Review of Curated Online Content & T o w a r d s A u g m e n t e d M a n a g e m e n t READ N°26 - March 2013 * Click on the titles to view the documents More Notable Links- Le DVDM© made in SOMFYhttp://curiosites.fr/a-la-une/somfy-jean-francois-deglise-favre/- Lego fait passer à ses managers un examen sur les réseaux sociauxhttp://ow.ly/iZjLv- Critical thinking is best taught outside the classroomhttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=critical-thinking-best-taught-outside-classroom- Euro zone economy falls deeper than expected into recessionhttp://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/14/us-europe-economy-idUSBRE91D0CX20130214- GOLDMAN: Behavioral biases are found in every aspect of the investment processhttp://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-behavioral-biases-2013-2- The future of lying: What if computers can keep us from lying?http://ow.ly/iZkrq- The rise of mindful consumptionhttp://voices.mckinseyonsociety.com/the-rise-of-mindful-consumption/- One in seven women are made redundant after maternity leavehttp://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2013/mar/09/women-on-maternity-leave-illegal-discrimation- In 15 years from now half of US universities may be in bankruptcy.http://ow.ly/iZl4v 6- Factory in Greece starts production under workers’ controlhttp://www.libcom.org/news/factory-greece-starts-production-under-workers-control-11022013- A sensational breakthrough: the first bionic hand that can feelhttp://ow.ly/iZlnP- The hippos and camels of connected productshttp://www.ericsson.com/uxblog/2013/02/the-hippos-and-camels-of-connected-products/- The perils of perfectionhttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/03/opinion/sunday/the-perils-of-perfection.html- Steve Mann: My “augmediated” lifehttp://spectrum.ieee.org/geek-life/profiles/steve-mann-my-augmediated-life- A CIA analyst predicts the groovy Big Data world of the future in 1962http://ow.ly/iZmsv- Le carnage du travailhttp://eco-vibes.over-blog.com/article-le-carnage-du-travail-115420435.html#fromTwitter- ‘Internet of things’ promises nine billion tons of carbon savingshttp://ow.ly/iZmNr Les fichiers images illustrant cette revue sont tous issus du site SXC http://www.sxc.hu/ et libres de droits. All pictures illustrating this review are from SXC http://www.sxc.hu/ and royaltyfree. © Boostzone Institute 2012Fenixs Boostzone SARL - 24/28 rue de la Pépinière 75008 Paris - Tél. +33 (0)6 77 11 34 48 - www.boostzone.frCustomized competitive intelligence on demand - Veille personnalisée sur demande

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