Book Review – Pandemonium: Towards a Retro Organization Theory (Burrell, 1997)

Withdrawn from the University of North London Library A wonderfully weird book I only managed to read half of this book, or did I? In the body of the book, the top half of each book page goes forward in the normal linear manner, whilst the bottom half of each page goes backward, with arrows …

Book Review – Fashion and Utopia in Management Thinking (René ten Bos, 2000)

Withdrawn from Imperial College London I really enjoyed reading this book, I was unfamiliar with the writings of Bos and suspect I must have been following up a reference. I have been around long enough to have experienced the concept of management fashion becoming very fashionable and influential and then becoming unfashionable and less influential.  …

Golden Moments

It's  Christmas Eve and another year is about to conclude.  It was only the  domain name renewal payment which brought me back to this site.  I have never promoted it and I have enjoyed the anonymity of sharing thoughts with the whole world, yet not sharing them. I now feel I would like to use …

‘A Curious Life’ – The Levellers – Duke of York’s Cinema – Brighton 26/11/14

On Wednesday I enjoyed a rare evening excursion to see the new Leveller's film 'A Curious Life'.  It was screened at the Duke of York's  Cinema with the band performing a life set after the screening.  I arrived in Brighton in 1987 and The Levellers as a band started in 1988.  In the early years, …