The State of Practice is beyond criticism - because there is no useful information on it.
Here are 3 questions to ask of Management theory & thought:
- Exactly why "Management is Hard"?
- What are the tasks of Management?
i.e. a formal & unequivocal model of the dimensions of action and decision, resources & information required and skills/capability required of individuals and teams.
- How to quantify the performance of individual Managers and the Management Team?
Which begs the question: Why aren't they addressed?
Either I'm completely off-track & uniformed or have outlined something of merit.
If this viewpoint is of merit, What then?