Mary Parker Follett was born on September 3, 1868, into an affluent Quaker family in Quincy, Massachusetts.
at the Thayer Academy, Braintree, Massachusetts.
1898, Mary Parker Follett graduated summa cum laude from Radcliffe college. As she was a woman the Harvard University denied her a Doctorate.
in Roxbury as a voluntary social worker(1900- 1908). In 1908 she became chairman of the Women's Municipal League Committee on Extended Use of School Buildings. In 1911, she and others opened the East Boston High School Social Centre. In 1917, Mary Parker Follett took on the vice-presidency of the National Community Centre Association. In 1926, she moved to England to live and work, and to study at Oxford. In 1928, Follett consulted with the League of Nations and with the International Labour Organization in Geneva. She lived in London from 1929 with Dame Katharine Furse of the Red Cross. She worked finally as a lecturer at the London School of Economics from 1933.
especially about democracy Philosophy Human relations Organizational Behavior Conflict Resolution
The Speaker of the House of Representatives The New State
Research about Government
community, democracy, and government
Creative Experience creative interaction of people in group process
We can never wholly separate the human from the mechanical side. The aim of every form of organization, should be not to share power, but to increase power, to seek the methods by which power can be increased in all. I do not think that power can be delegated because I believe that genuine power is capacity.
Pioneering ideas introducing human psychology and human relations into industrial management. she coined the words "power-over" and "power-with" to differentiate coercive power. Pillar of ´Classical Theoryµ
18 DECEMBER 1933 (67 YEARS OLD) BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
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