Leadership in a Wiki World: Leveraging Collective Knowledge to Make the Leap to Extraordinary Performance
Rod Collins is the Director of Innovation at Optimity Advisors, a national management consulting firm, and a leading expert on the next generation of business management.
In the age of speed we live in, new rules emerge at a breakneck pace. As a leader, you can either be blindsided by these new rules or let Rod Collins book give you a welcome heads-up and head start!
Vince Poscente, author of the NY Times Bestseller The Age of Speed
Rod Collins has written an engaging and insightful book that clearly answers the question of how the principles of complexity theory can be practically applied to leading large organizations. Leadership in a Wiki World is a timely and highly readable guide that shows business leaders how they can use the rich reservoir of their collective knowledge to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world.
Lisa Kimball, President, Plexus Institute
Leadership in a Wiki World provides tremendous insight into how to lead and manage complex, multipartner, large scale business enterprises. Rod Collins experience as one of the key leaders within the Blues and his accomplishments as the chief operating executive of the single largest employer health plan in the world prepared him well to offer the insights captured in this book. If you want to know what the future of management looks like, I strongly encourage you to read this book.
Steven S. Martin, Chairman, Board of Managers of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, and President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
There s a revolution brewing that is about to end the world of work as we know it. We are fast approaching a tipping point where new capacities for mass collaboration will completely redefine the work we do and the way we work. Technological innovations now make it possible for large numbers of people to work together without going through a central organization and they can do it smarter, faster, and cheaper.
Discover the revolutionary business opportunities created by today s unprecedented business realities and learn:
Why a 19th century management model is unsustainable in a digital world
How business leaders are resetting management practices to create smarter and faster companies
How companies are gaining access to the most untapped free resource in every organization to catapult their business performance.
Leadership in a Wiki World is a practical guide to the principles and practices of wiki-management, the proven management solution for business leaders who understand that managing great change is only possible if we change how we manage."
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