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Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization?

Gebonden Engels 2019 9780525536208
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The way we work is broken. It takes forever to get anything done. Meetings and emails are incessant.

Bureaucracy stifles talent and creativity. After decades of management theory and multiple waves of technological and societal change, is this really the best we can do?Aaron Dignan teaches companies how to eliminate red tape, tap into collective intelligence, and rethink long-held traditions that no longer make sense. In Brave New Work, he shows you how to revolutionize the way your company works forever.
aAaron Dignan is the driver behind some of today’s most agile, fastest-scaling companies. In this book, he reveals his tested strategies for eliminating red tape, dissolving bureaucracy, and doing the best work of your life.

He’s found that nearly everyone, from Wall Street to Silicon Valley, points to the same frustrations: lack of trust, bottlenecks in decision making, siloed functions and teams, meeting and email overload, tiresome budgeting, short-term thinking, and more.

Is there any hope for a solution? Haven’t countless business gurus promised the answer, yet changed almost nothing about the way we work?

That’s because we fail to recognize that organizations aren’t machines to be predicted and controlled. They’re complex human systems full of potential waiting to be released.

Dignan says you can’t fix a team, department, or organization by tinkering around the edges. Over the years, he has helped his clients completely reinvent their operating systems—the fundamental principles and practices that shape their culture—with extraordinary success.

Imagine a bank that abandoned traditional budgeting, only to outperform its competition for decades. An appliance manufacturer that divided itself into 2,000 autonomous teams, resulting not in chaos but rapid growth. A healthcare provider with an HQ of just 50 people supporting over 14,000 people in the field—that is named the “best place to work” year after year.. And even a team that saved $3 million per year by cancelling one monthly meeting.

Their stories may sound improbable, but in Brave New Work you’ll learn exactly how they and other organizations are inventing a smarter, healthier, and more effective way to work. Not through top down mandates, but through a groundswell of autonomy, trust, and transparency.

Whether you lead a team of ten or ten thousand, improving your operating system is the single most powerful thing you can do. The only question is, are you ready?

Using stories from companies at the cutting edge of organizational transformation, Brave New Work will show you how to transform your team, department and business from the inside out, making work more adaptable, abundant and human. It is packed with new tactics and tips for updating your company's operating system: the simple rules and assumptions so deeply embedded that you don't even think to question them. Learn how to reignite passion and energy throughout your organization and to build a company that runs itself.

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ISBN13:9780525536208
Taal:Engels
Bindwijze:gebonden
Aantal pagina's:294
Druk:1
Verschijningsdatum:28-2-2019

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Henny Portman | 15 november 2019
In his book Brave new work, Aaron Dignan shows how he views evolutionary (agile) organizations and what you can do to become a more agile organization.The book is made up of three parts. The first part – The future of our work shows how our work has changed as a result of technological progress and on the other hand that for many organizations this does not apply to management.Lees verder

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Over Aaron Dignan

Aaron Dignan is de drijvende kracht achter een aantal van de meest agile, snelgroeiende bedrijven van vandaag. Hij is oprichter van The Ready, een internationaal organisatiedesign- en transformatiebureau gericht op de toekomst van werk, met klanten als Microsoft, Citibank, Airbnb en Johnson & Johnson.

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Inhoudsopgave

Part One: The future of work
Part Two: The operating system
Part three: The change
Epilogue: What dreams may come

Acknowledgements
Appendix
Notes
Index

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