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Author Cortada, James W.

Title 21st century business : managing and working in the new digital economy / James W. Cortada
Published London : Financial Times/Prentice Hall, [2001]


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Description xxvii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: What Is The Information Age? -- Ch. 1. A New World Born: It Is More Than Just Technology. Foremost an Age of Information Economics. The Search for a New Value Proposition. Globalization and Digitalization. Political Realities. Implications and Actions -- Ch. 2. Waves of Learning, Waves of Best Practices. Rise of the Competency-Based Enterprise. How Knowledge Management Is Transforming Commerce. Business in a Process-Centric World. Understanding How Waves of Change Work. Implications and Actions -- Ch. 3. Who Are These Knowledge Workers? Introducing Familiar Roles and New Functions. Where They Came From. How Are Knowledge Workers Leveraged Today? Knowledge Management, Value Chains, and K-Strategies. How Knowledge Management and e-Business Work Together. Implications and Actions -- Ch. 4. Changing Work: Role of the Internet. The Issue of the Net. What Makes the Internet Different. Issues, Assumptions, and Questions. A Sober View of the Future. Implications for Success -- Ch. 5. Digitizing Supply and Value Chains. The Value of Viewing Everything as a Supply Chain. The Emerging New Value Chains. Special Role of Communications and Computers. Some Realities -- Ch. 6. Choosing a Future for Your Company. The Future of the Business Enterprise. Making Trends Work for the Firm. Nature of Management Practices. Cyber Manager or Knowledgeable Leader? Nature of Measured Success. An Issue of Leadership and Management. App. A. On Keeping Current: A Strategy and Some Useful Reading. Some Great Reading
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Business -- Data processing.
LC no. 00058707
ISBN 0130305693 paperback
Other Titles Twenty-first century business : managing and working in the new digital economy