On Heretics, Entrepreneurs and Dissenting Voices in Business

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May 30 --On this day in history, some six hundred years ago, at the tender age of nineteen, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake for heresy. Or perhaps, she was burned for wearing men’s pants or for having visions from God. The historical record is...

Organizations construct narratives or stories of what they are about. Mission statements are the core constructed story.But the story extends to who the organization serves, how they are to serve and how they are to measure results. The predominant story in an organization is a way to maintain power and control. In excluding alternative stories, there is often the exclusion of innovation.

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