Add #15 Principle: Conformity to the Basic Origin

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Add #15 Principle: Conformity to the Basic Origin
Konopatov S.N., Professor, Russian Federation, Member
Aristotle noticed that well-being everywhere depends on two things: a choice of the correct goal, and a choice of a correct way of its achievement. In other words, to do the right things in the right way.
The 14 principles of Fayol define how to reach the goal (define the right way), but don't define, how correctly choose the goal (don't define the right things), what goal is correct.
As Peter Drucker has noticed, there is nothing more useless than to perform work effectively, that is not necessary to do at all.
So: what is necessary to do?
The answer has been given by N. Machiavelli with the concept of the "Basic Origin". Any organization which has deviated from the «basic origin», loses success & stability.
What is the «basic origin» of any system? It is the function, that is necessary to the suprasystem for which' execution the system was created, and which it should execute.
In my opinion (hypothesis), it is necessary to...Sign up

Conformity of the Basic Principle
GS RADJOU, CEO, France, Member
In Aristotle thinking, well being depends on a choice of correct goals (assumption 1) and a choice of correct ways to achieve it (assumption 2).
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What are Correct Ways of Achieving Goals?
Anitha Jagathkar, Consultant, India, Member
Who defines what are the correct ways of achieving a goal? Several organizations with similar products or competencies may draft different ways...Sign up

Achieving Goals
GS RADJOU, CEO, France, Member
I think there is not one way, but several ways whether you're running a school, a business, an NGO, an administration... It depends on the atti...Sign up

@Anitha Jagathkar
rasik, Accountant, India, Member
The word correct "ways", implies more than one way. Hence, different ways could be one of the correct ways....Sign up

Additional Principles of Management by Henry Fayol
Ren Magdales, Student (University), Philippines, Member
From the information I got from my professor in management, Fayol's principles is now 16. Yes, most of the websites or references this principle is st...Sign up

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