The New Roles of Executives in Business


Oleg Maltsev


The purpose of this study is to comprehend the stages in the executive’s (manager’s) evolution specifically in terms of the logic of enterprise organization as a structure and the security of the system being shaped. It considers the security aspect of both the manager (and CEO) and the overall organization, since the organization cannot function at a decent level without the leader. The laws of nature, the substitution of a superior for another strong and courageous one, the factors of natural selection, etc. do not apply in business, as this system is constructed and functions according to other principles and is an artificial structure, not a natural one. Yuval Noah Harari (2014), in his book ‘Homo sapiens: A Brief History of Humanity’, points to Peugeot as an example. The author indicates that any company, an enterprise as a relational entity is itself a fiction invented by people (Harari, 2014). An enterprise without people cannot function as a structure, and people without proper organization, which implies a leader, do not organize themselves either. This essay focuses explicitly on the evolution and developmental stages of the demands imposed on managers by both the external environment and the internal organizational dynamics.



Author Biography

Oleg Maltsev, European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Oleg Maltsev is an author, scientist, criminologist, psychologist, photographer, and investigative journalist. He is the head of the Memory Institute, named after Grigory Semenovich Popov, and the author of groundbreaking scholarly works in criminology, psychology, and philosophy. He is a presidium member and academic member at the European Academy of Sciences in Ukraine (EUASU). He has been engaged in scholarly work for nearly 30 years and has conducted field research with the Expeditionary Corps of the Memory Institute, for a decade. This comparative international research explores the reasons why different nations and rulers attained power throughout history, with an emphasis on culture, military and scientific technique, and mentality. His recent work in English language is Jean Baudrillard, Maestro: The Last Prophet of Europe co-authored together with Dr. Lucien-Samir Oulahbib.


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