..the more bureaucracy is dehumanized themore completely it succeeds in eliminatingfrom ofﬁcial business love, hatred and allpurely personal, irrational and emotionalelements which escape calculation. This is thespeciﬁc nature of bureaucracy and it isappraised as its special value Max Weber, 1946
Leave at the door Personal Text Unpredictable Out of control Irrational ‘managed’
What might happen if? Leaders felt empowered to express emotion? We suspended moral judgement? Orgs were real not idealised? Relationship management was everybody’s business? We viewed emotion as a source of systemic intelligence?
References FINEMAN, S. 2006. On Being Positive: Concerns and Counterpoints. Academy of ManagementReview, 31, 270-291. WEBER, M. 1946. From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology, New York, Oxford University Press.