As long as you are living in the (social) world, your faith alone is not enough

In his book of The Constitution of Society, Anthony Giddens (1984) remarked that every rule is an interpretation. I think what he meant was, “an arbitrary interpretation by human being.” To expose this arbitrariness, Giddens also mentioned about the paradox of rule: that our conducts can be translated (interpreted) as a rule at the same time as our conducts can be made to follow the rule.

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Tunduk kepada waktu atau menghormati waktu?

Tunduk kepada waktu artinya kita menyerahkan kendali hidup kepada waktu. Kita berada di bawah waktu. Waktu adalah tuan kita dan—akibatnya—hidup kita diperintah oleh waktu. Karena sekarang hari Senin, maka saya harus bekerja. Karena sekarang pukul lima sore, maka saya harus pulang. Karena besok ada deadline, maka sekarang saya lembur. Singkatnya, manusia menjadi seperti robot yang hidupnya didikte oleh waktu.

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Strategy-as-process and practice (part 1 of 3): A reflection

Strategy as practice calls for a change of perspective in understanding strategy. Through this way of seeing, strategy is no longer something that an organization has, but it is something an organization do. Strategy is no longer exclusive to the top management, but it is widespread to virtually anyone within the organization. Everyone is a potential strategist.

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