Thinking for a Living by Thomas H. Davenport audiobook

Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performance and Results from Knowledge Workers

By Thomas H. Davenport
Read by Thomas H. Davenport

Gildan Media 9781596590717
6.82 Hours 1
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Maximize Your Most Critical Asset. THE GUIDE NO MANAGER CAN AFFORD TO BE WITHOUT! Knowledge workers are the innovators, designers and marketers of your company's products and services. They are the highly paid strategists, executives, and IT specialists whose ideas and expertise fuel your success. But are they delivering their best performance? Leading knowledge-management and process-innovation expert Thomas Davenport shows you how to: Identify your company's most crucial category of knowledge worker; Choose appropriate interventions and performance measures; Use computers to mediate and structure knowledge work; Select the most effective technology; Understand the value of social networks and facilitate their use; and Structure the physical environment to maximize productivity. Thomas Davenport holds the President's Chair in Information Technology and Management at Babson College. He is the director of research for Babson Executive Education, an Accenture Fellow, and the author, coauthor, or editor of nine books, including Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What They Know.

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Maximize Your Most Critical Asset. THE GUIDE NO MANAGER CAN AFFORD TO BE WITHOUT! Knowledge workers are the innovators, designers and marketers of your company's products and services. They are the highly paid strategists, executives, and IT specialists whose ideas and expertise fuel your success. But are they delivering their best performance? Leading knowledge-management and process-innovation expert Thomas Davenport shows you how to: Identify your company's most crucial category of knowledge worker; Choose appropriate interventions and performance measures; Use computers to mediate and structure knowledge work; Select the most effective technology; Understand the value of social networks and facilitate their use; and Structure the physical environment to maximize productivity. Thomas Davenport holds the President's Chair in Information Technology and Management at Babson College. He is the director of research for Babson Executive Education, an Accenture Fellow, and the author, coauthor, or editor of nine books, including Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What They Know.

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Author Bio: Thomas H. Davenport

Author Bio: Thomas H. Davenport

Thomas H. Davenport is the cofounder and director of research at the International Institute for Analytics, a world renowned thought leader and executive adviser on analytics. His book, Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions, Better Results, was named a must-read for 2010 by CIO Insight. Davenport holds a PhD from Harvard University, taught at Harvard Business School, and led research centers at McKinsey and CSC. 

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 6.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English