Transforming the mature information technology organization: reenergizing and motivating people
These four authors, with over 70 years of experience in information technology organizations, combined their knowledge to produce a book that has the information technology world "buzzing with excitement." This book was favorably reviewed in PC WEEK, DATAMATION, COMPUTERWORLD, & even a newspaper in Spain. Also the Computer Channel released a video that highlights the research in this book. Today's leaders are making a mistake by believing that CORPORATE ANOREXIA can solve their problems. As organizations downsize, they are no longer eliminating fat, they are cutting muscle. People are overworked & feel de-valued. The book, based on 20 years of research in information systems organization, describes with over 40 checklists & models how to rebuild trust & reenergize people to increase motivation & productivity. This book describes how I/S leaders can transform from the old bureaucratic organizations to the I/S organization of the future (STAR), the STAR values, motivating people in the 1990s, how to implement teams, appraise (360 degree PA) & reward people, & how to balance technology, business & functional needs during the transformation. The book ends with 3 global cases describing the transformation process in I/S organizations. To order call/FAX (719) 599-0849. Internet: email@example.com.
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