Value Redesigned: New Models for Professional Practice

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Greenway Communications, 2005 - Architecture - 432 pages
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In Value Redesigned, Davy and Harris reveal a vivid landscape where innovative new models for professional practice are already beginning to flourish, showing firms avenues of escape from the vicious cycle of commoditization and low prestige that is epidemic within the architecture and engineering community. Aligned with the dynamics of the emerging knowledge-based economy, these new models of practice offer bold value propositions, combining new ways of creating value with innovative pricing strategies.
 

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Contents

Sailing into White Water
2
Becoming a Living Firm
12
Creating Value Not Selling Hours
24
Stakeholder Expectations vs Professional MindSet A Serious Gap
40
Understanding New Social Complexity Organization Ecosystems
49
Understanding New Technological Complexity Value Networks
63
Shifts of Mind Up for Catching
82
Shifts of Mind for Getting Out Ahead
94
Value Networks and Technology SCurves
189
Technical Innovation and Creativity
207
Approaching the New Capacities
234
Leading Innovation
243
Developmental Awareness
260
Transforming Your Firm
284
Social Capacities for Higher Value Technical Work
310
Transformative Work in Client Systems
355

Updating the Domains
115
A New Ecology of Firms
126
Experience
148
Technical Collaborative and Transformative Work
163
Organization Ecosystems
177
Pricing and Profit New Pricing Strategies
390
Notes
419
Suggested Readings
431
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