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One thing that I have been thinking about recently is the management of the building of the pyramids of Egypt. I’ve recently had experience with the management of large offshore contact centres with approximately 2,000 staff. This has given me an insight into the management of large workforces “at a distance” as well as some of the difficulties that arise from not having proximity to the work that is being done. In today’s world, to mitigate this risk, we have the ability to meet virtually with phone and video conferences to drive an agenda or plan forward. In the time of the building of the Great Pyramid circa 2,500 BCE, the leadership team could not have access to the designer and executive (Pharoah) unless they travelled to site to meet. As such, there must have been a high degree of planning, communication and delegation. I’m sure I am not the first to think about this, so I am looking for recommendations for papers or books to read on what we know of the organisational structure and management of the building of the pyramids.

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Management of the building of the pyramids 1002 engbren 06-Jul-19 05:49
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 198 Merrell 06-Jul-19 08:58
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 132 engbren 06-Jul-19 10:26
Craig B. Smith 170 Dr. Troglodyte 06-Jul-19 13:13
Re: Craig B. Smith 116 engbren 07-Jul-19 09:49
Re: Craig B. Smith 129 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 15:02
Re: Craig B. Smith 131 cladking 07-Jul-19 16:36
Ramps in G1 139 Sirfiroth 07-Jul-19 18:44
Re: Ramps in G1 245 cladking 07-Jul-19 19:14
Re: Ramps in G1 92 Warwick 15-Jul-19 16:41
Re: Craig B. Smith 79 cladking 23-Jul-19 01:20
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 231 cladking 06-Jul-19 14:25
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 96 engbren 08-Jul-19 13:40
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 129 cladking 08-Jul-19 14:58
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 101 engbren 09-Jul-19 22:57
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 97 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:15
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 77 engbren 11-Jul-19 11:37
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 114 cladking 11-Jul-19 13:32
Cladking admits he has failed 104 Hanslune 14-Jul-19 04:49
Re: Cladking admits he has failed 208 cladking 14-Jul-19 14:37
The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 103 Hanslune 15-Jul-19 04:56
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 84 cladking 15-Jul-19 12:55
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 83 Warwick 15-Jul-19 16:04
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 97 cladking 15-Jul-19 20:07
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 84 Warwick 15-Jul-19 21:41
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 143 cladking 15-Jul-19 22:30
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 80 Warwick 16-Jul-19 16:10
NONSENSE 76 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:03
We want to see your research and data - why are you hiding it? 80 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:02
Re: The refusal to release data for peer review is capitulation. Except it doesn't apply to me Cladking the expert...lol 66 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 12:57
Cladking refuses to admit he shot himself in the foot - we all laugh 79 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 12:56
Re: Cladking admits he has failed and won't face it 77 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:04
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 93 Mike D 16-Jul-19 13:18
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 103 cladking 16-Jul-19 13:54
Can it be true? 86 Warwick 16-Jul-19 16:13
Re: Can it be true? 79 cladking 16-Jul-19 19:39
Re: Can it be true? 78 Warwick 16-Jul-19 20:39
Re: Can it be true? 88 cladking 16-Jul-19 21:35
Why can't you address my argument? 73 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:08
Re: Can it be true? 88 Corpuscles 16-Jul-19 22:59
a low lying fruit, unworthy of engaging in any conversation 82 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:12
Re: Can it be true? 76 Warwick 17-Jul-19 19:37
Re: Can it be true? 78 Corpuscles 18-Jul-19 00:12
fruit loops 73 Warwick 18-Jul-19 19:00
Ouch the bitter truth is revealed 77 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:06
Re: Ouch the bitter truth is revealed 75 cladking 17-Jul-19 13:22
In the Long run..... 84 Warwick 17-Jul-19 18:49
Re: In the Long run..... 106 cladking 17-Jul-19 21:47
Re: In the Long run..... 122 Warwick 18-Jul-19 19:16
Re: In the Long run..... 89 cladking 18-Jul-19 19:38
Re: In the Long run..... 79 Warwick 19-Jul-19 17:18
Re: In the Long run..... 117 cladking 19-Jul-19 18:07
Re: In the Long run..... 131 Warwick 19-Jul-19 21:31
Re: In the Long run..... 82 Corpuscles 21-Jul-19 23:12
Re: In the Long run..... 81 cladking 22-Jul-19 13:23
Re: In the Long run..... 75 Corpuscles 22-Jul-19 22:29
Re: In the Long run..... 96 cladking 23-Jul-19 02:36
what next???? 79 Warwick 23-Jul-19 17:18
Re: what next???? 73 cladking 23-Jul-19 19:59
Re: what next???? 67 Warwick 23-Jul-19 21:48
Re: what next???? 78 Corpuscles 24-Jul-19 01:01
Re: what next???? 90 cladking 24-Jul-19 14:13
Re: what next???? 119 Warwick 24-Jul-19 16:34
In the Long run... ...a sorry state of affairs. 82 cladking 18-Jul-19 19:47
Re: In the Long run... ...a sorry state of affairs. 80 Warwick 18-Jul-19 21:24
O my word, what a sorry state of affairs... 96 hendrik dirker 19-Jul-19 08:19
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 85 Mike D 16-Jul-19 20:39
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 78 cladking 16-Jul-19 21:10
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 92 Mike D 16-Jul-19 22:19
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 99 Corpuscles 16-Jul-19 23:06
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 127 cladking 17-Jul-19 01:21
13 years and you still have nothing 83 Hanslune 17-Jul-19 13:10
Re: 13 years and you still have nothing 87 cladking 17-Jul-19 13:39
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 73 engbren 19-Jul-19 07:01
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 85 engbren 19-Jul-19 07:26
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 82 cladking 19-Jul-19 13:42
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 79 engbren 21-Jul-19 08:38
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 93 cladking 21-Jul-19 13:46
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 66 engbren 21-Jul-19 22:05
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 63 cladking 21-Jul-19 22:27
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 68 engbren 22-Jul-19 00:12
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 74 cladking 22-Jul-19 02:29
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 67 engbren 22-Jul-19 09:57
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 68 cladking 22-Jul-19 13:02
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 73 engbren 23-Jul-19 12:43
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 70 cladking 23-Jul-19 13:26
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 79 Corpuscles 21-Jul-19 23:23
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 86 cladking 22-Jul-19 02:38
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 85 cladking 21-Jul-19 14:12
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 98 cladking 21-Jul-19 19:04
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 92 cladking 19-Jul-19 13:58
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 99 Mike D 19-Jul-19 14:13
Re: Management of the building of the pyramids 69 drrayeye 23-Jul-19 19:58


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