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Author Hastings, Colin.

Title The new organization : growing the culture of organizational networking / Colin Hastings
Published London ; New York : McGraw-Hill Book Co., [1993]
©1993

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Description xvii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series IBM McGraw-Hill series
IBM McGraw-Hill series.
Contents 1. Breaking free - old models and new images. Organizational Scrabble. The hallmark of the New Organization. Comparing cultures -- 2. Making sense - understanding the different aspects of networking. Networking: what does it mean? The radar screen model. Networking within the organization. Networking between organizations. Hard networks - connecting computers. Soft networking - connecting people -- 3. Three Pathfinders - a range of different approaches. Scanning for Pathfinders -- 4. Collective individualism - how to turn knowledge workers into effective networkers. Individual barriers to networking. Organizational barriers to networking. Learning how to be effective. Rewarding organizational networking -- 5. Soft networking - how to keep the feeling of being small as we grow bigger. Accelerating personal networks -- 6. Project working - how to implement widespread team working. Team working by means of projects. Practical project problems. Successful project working
7. Sharing know-how - how to maximize the return on your key asset. Know-how as an asset. Making the invisible, visible. Themes and programmes -- 8. Hard networks - how to realize the potential of new communications technology. Frustrated expectations. Automation or transformation? Getting IT right -- 9. Holding it all together - how to stop it all falling apart. The nightmare of anarchy. Visible integration. Invisible integration
Summary Using examples from forward thinking companies (including BP, Federal Express and Benetton), this text describes an approach, know as "organizational networking", which illustrates how future organizations should be structured in order to stay ahead of competition and improve efficiency
Analysis Organisations Management Communication
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Credits 7. Sharing know-how -- how to maximize the return on your key asset. Know-how as an asset. Making the invisible, visible. Themes and programmes -- 8. Hard networks -- how to realize the potential of new communications technology. Frustrated expectations. Automation or transformation? Getting IT right -- 9. Holding it all together -- how to stop it all falling apart. The nightmare of anarchy. Visible integration. Invisible integration
Subject Communication in organizations.
Organization.
LC no. 93000890
ISBN 0077077849