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How traditional management is killing microcredit

Steve Denning

Main | Rachel Botsmans cool TED video: Getting rid of our addiction to things » January 14, 2011 How traditional management is killing microcredit Traditional management has a wonderful track record of sidelining, downsizing or eliminating anything that is creative or imaginative or innovative.

Time For KM To Manage Knowledge About Management?

Steve Denning

I was therefore somewhat surprised when I found that most of the great knowledge management programs that I observed in large organizations around the world were eventually closed down, sidelined or shifted to the periphery. Why, I asked myself, did managements act this way?

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.

Steve Denning

In today’s knowledge economy, the motivation of workers is a key determinant of productivity. I’ve synthesized what these books are saying in my article, The Death—And Reinvention—of Management. True leadership (radical management!)

Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.

Steve Denning

Instead, a whole host of business leaders and writers, including Umair Haque, John Hagel, John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, Rod Collins and Ranjay Gulati, are exploring a fundamental rethinking of the basic tenets of management.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What KM approaches to.

Steve Denning

One key to answering the question is realizing that knowledge management is based on human values—openness, authenticity, deep listening, horizontal communication, adult-to-adult conversation, treating people as people.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.

Steve Denning

But if the rules of hunting are to manage an ark, the result will repeated crisis and eventual collapse. Yet he also notes the constraints on implementing the vision: for most industrial age companies, empowering the community equals disempowering layers of managers.

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The Reinvention of Management: Part 3: From controller to enabler

Steve Denning

Instead, a whole host of business leaders and writers, including Umair Haque, John Hagel, John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, Rod Collins and Ranjay Gulati, are exploring a fundamental rethinking of the basic tenets of management. Managers must be patient as the team learns.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: The Chinese Wikileaker.

Steve Denning

Because of the way that our institutions are managed, they are no longer capable of creating real value for the economy and good jobs for people doing the work. We just don't seem to have their full attention right now, even though the pain level of managers is already quite significant.

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US education: a grave failure of national management & character

Steve Denning

The reality is that we are looking a grave failure of national management. BOTTOM LINE: RADICALLY DIFFERENT MANAGEMENT The same debilitating incapacity to manage effectively that afflicts US corporations thus also cripples the US education system.

Reinventing Management: Part 5: From value to values

Steve Denning

Instead, a whole host of business leaders and writers, including Umair Haque, John Hagel, John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, Rod Collins, Ranjay Gulati and Carol Sanford are exploring a fundamental rethinking of the basic tenets of management.

Are social media killing real conversation? An antidote from John.

Steve Denning

People around the world gather in virtual communities to exchange ideas, knowledge and worries to find new ways of dealing with issues. Not using the resources with have, including knowledge, is stupidity.It

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How education is.

Steve Denning

Main | Reinventing management Part 6: From command to conversation » January 27, 2011 How education is infected by bureaucracy: We need a new culture of learning President Obama's call in the State of the Union address for young people to enter the teaching profession was noble, but hollow.

Why are bankers paid so much?

Steve Denning

January 14, 2011 in Radical Management | Permalink Technorati Tags : banking , Cassidy , New Yorker , pay , society , surgeons , traders , value Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Game over in Tunisia.

Steve Denning

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What's Google's biggest.

Steve Denning

But in reality, engineering groups quickly swell to 20 or even 40, several Google product managers said. It’s important that the company is managed by engineers who understand the work and have respect for the people doing the work. In knowledge work, it doesn’t work that way.

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The Reinvention of Management: Part 2: How do you delight the client?

Steve Denning

3] Instead, a whole host of business leaders and writers, including Umair Haque, John Hagel, John Seely Brown, Lang Davison, Rod Collins and Ranjay Gulati, are exploring a fundamental rethinking of the basic tenets of management.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: A genuine Sputnik moment.

Steve Denning

For a comprehensive review of the principles and practices involved in reinventing management, read my book: The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century.

Laughter in the workplace

Steve Denning

If you’re not hearing laughter, it’s a sign you’re still in the land of 20th Century management. The laughter of the new management is not laughter at the misfortunes of others or at those who have offended a powerful patron.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: My New Year's Resolutions

Steve Denning

Almost exactly ten years ago today, in December 2000, when I left my position as Program Director of Knowledge Management at the World Bank, I set out to convert the world to the power of storytelling.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: HBR on How to Fix.

Steve Denning

No need to choose The video is particularly interesting in that Porter has made his reputation in strategy and by insisting that the role of top management is to choose. In Porter's view, the greatest failure of management over the years has been its failure to make a strategic choice.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: The wonders of suckiness.

Steve Denning

The suckiness of traditional management This could be good news for the reinvention of management. Because if there is one thing really sucks about modern life, it is traditional management. Traditional management really sucks.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: There are two kinds of.

Steve Denning

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: The most beautiful.

Steve Denning

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How do you grow a.

Steve Denning

For instance, when I left the World Bank, I assumed there would be demand for my services in knowledge management. innovation) didn’t work in Europe (where they talk about change management).

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why are the Fortune 500.

Steve Denning

But then management starts worrying about the bottom line, and so all these people are hired to keep track of the paper clips. To learn how management is being radically reinvented to escape the trap of hierarchical bureaucracy and declining productivity, go here.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing education.

Steve Denning

A root cause of the crisis is the application of the factory model of management to education, where everything is arranged for the scalability and efficiency of “the system”, to which the students, the teachers and the parents have to adjust. Let’s have stronger management.

Busting the glass ceiling in high-tech startups

Steve Denning

percent of the women senior managers held a technical position… “Similar statistics can be gathered from the Fortune 500 companies: 16 percent of the senior leadership teams were women and only 1.7

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Reinventing management: The magical power of client delight

Steve Denning

January 21, 2011 in Branding & marketing , Innovation , Radical Management | Permalink Technorati Tags : clients , customers , delight , innovation Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How Aha! Really Happens

Steve Denning

If we read On War with a knowledge of modern neuroscience, we see that Clausewitz offers useful guidance on how to apply intelligent memory to strategy.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: The myth of the single.

Steve Denning

Instead better “ execution ” or “ playing hardball ” or “ ruthless management ” will save us. If not, then surely better “ talent management ” or becoming a " learning organization " will do. Then again, some think “ knowledge management ” will help us learn.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Leading change? Start.

Steve Denning

Cohen’s article is mainly about ideological differences, but the findings are also relevant to the workplace and the challenge of inspiring people to embrace a radically different way of managing.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Wake-up call for.

Steve Denning

Douglas Matthews, president and chief operating officer for Right Management, a division of Manpower, called the results "a wake-up call to management.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Three cool ways to fight.

Steve Denning

December 11, 2010 in Leadership , Radical Management | Permalink Technorati Tags : hierarchy , Jeffrey Hollender , Linden Labs , The Responsibility Revolution Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Women in High-Tech.

Steve Denning

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing management.

Steve Denning

» January 27, 2011 Reinventing management Part 6: From command to conversation Stop shouting & start listening! Among the most important changes being proposed are five basic shifts in management practice: 1.    

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why is Agile hard to sell?

Steve Denning

The real problem is rather that the whole dynamic of Agile in terms of delivering value to customers is incompatible with traditional management which is aimed fundamentally at making money for shareholders.

Time on Team building: choose women ahead of the next Einstein

Steve Denning

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Obama and the moral of.

Steve Denning

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BOOK REVIEW: Radical management: "one of the truly great.

Steve Denning

» January 13, 2011 BOOK REVIEW: Radical management: "one of the truly great management books" Wayne Hurlbert of Business Blog World has issued a review of my new book. Steve, The Leader's Guide to Radical Management is destined to be one of the truly great management books.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Tom Gilb's review of.

Steve Denning

Tom Gilb is one of the inventors of Agile thinking in management and hence also of radical management. Tom's wonderful pioneering work is saluted on pages 129-130 of my book, The Leader's Guide to Radical Management.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Radical management is.

Steve Denning

But if that’s all you do, then those small worker-owned businesses and cooperatives will start to succeed, and introduce management, and then grow into, guess what? What will be the catalyst that will drive the values and cultural change required to adopt radical management?

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: My Predictions for 2011

Steve Denning

More and more books will appear declaring the end of traditional management (aka hierarchical bureaucracy) and calling for the reinvention of management, while the companies that actually begin reinventing their management will still be a small proportion of the total.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Fixing capitalism: Is.

Steve Denning

The proposal was attractive to traditional managers for several reasons. For one thing, it was a technology fix: managers didn’t need to change their behavior. Managers could hire others to do the work.

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