People Are the Greatest Organization Asset, but If and Only If…

21 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2017

Date Written: April 11, 2017


Success depends on good ideas effectively applied with determination. For a Senior Executive determination is personal. Effectiveness, in skills molded by experience. The edge, that turns good to great, lies in the mind, the quality of the ideas that backs the determination and skill. The best technology emerges from the best science. This article introduces the methodological redesign of social science to build the first scientific general theory of psychology. This new understanding applied to define the link between the person and the organization. Finally, from that scientific link between people and the organization, derive a new organization design technology enabling the leadership to guide people to the greatest chance of greatest goal success and work-life fulfillment.

This is a system of thinking offering organization design as an integrated systematic technology derived from a scientific theory of the person in society. The system offers Senior Executives the certainty of ideation such that success depends on their determination and effectiveness at applying the technology.

The paper emphasizes the crucial leadership role of Senior Executives in their organization and in modern society.

Keywords: Organization Design, Human Capital Development, Role of Organization in a Modern Economy, Linking People to the Organization, The Science of Organizations in Society

JEL Classification: A10, A12-14, B24, D63, H11, I10, I30, J24, J53, L2, M1

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Little, Graham, People Are the Greatest Organization Asset, but If and Only If… (April 11, 2017). Available at SSRN: or

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