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Future of Work How the New Order of Business Will Shape Your Organization, Your Management Style, and Your Life

ISBN-10: 1591391253

ISBN-13: 9781591391258

Edition: 2004

Authors: Thomas W. Malone

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Tom Malone argues that a dramatic revolution in the world of work is underway. 'Command & control' management is on the way out. Decentralisation & empowerment mean the new style will have to be 'coordinate and cultivate' as technological and economic forces change forever the management landscape.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 4/2/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
The Coming Revolution
A Time to Choose
An Amazing Pattern
The Amazing Pattern in Business
How Many People can Fit at the Center of an Organization?
Loosening the Hierarchy
Harnessing Democracy
Unleashing Markets
Bringing Markets Inside
When Should You Decentralize?
From "Command and Control" to "Coordinate and Cultivate"
Coordinating Activities
Cultivating People
Putting Human Values at the Center of Business
Conclusion
Appendix How Do Communication Costs Affect Centralization? A Simple Model