The Plugged-In Manager: Get in Tune with Your People, Technology, and Organization to Thrive (Google eBook)
A game-changing approach to management
Too often discussions of management practice focus exclusively on managing people and organizational issues. Rarely, however, do they incorporate a discussion about technology or address all three dimensions in a balanced way. When they do, the result is game changing. In our hypercompetitive environment, those managers who are outstanding at being plugged into their people, technology, and organizational processes simultaneously excel at coming up with effective business solutions.
The Plugged-In Manager makes the case that being plugged-in—the ability to see choices across each of an organization's dimensions of people, technology, and organizational processes and then to mix them together into new and powerful organizational strategies, structures, and practices—may be the most important capability a manager can develop to succeed in the 21st century. Step by step Griffith shows you how to acquire this ability.
Filled with compelling case studies and drawing on first-hand interviews, The Plugged-In Manager highlights this often neglected managerial capability and the costs of only focusing on one dimension rather than all three.
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Review: The Plugged-In Manager: Get in Tune with Your People, Technology, and Organization to ThriveUser Review - Wagszilla - Goodreads
The Plugged-In Manager is a perfectly acceptable book. It isn't terrible but neither is it overly impressive. While it weighs in at a lean 170-odd pages, it could've easily been half as long. The ... Read full review
Review: The Plugged-In Manager: Get in Tune with Your People, Technology, and Organization to ThriveUser Review - Jay Oza - Goodreads
Disclaimer: I received this book for free by 12booksgroup.com as part of a contest that I entered. The only condition I had to satisfy was to read the book and provide a review (good or bad ... Read full review
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