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Social Media at Work: How Networking Tools Propel Organizational Performance

Social Media at Work: How Networking Tools Propel Organizational Performance

Arthur L. Jue, Jackie Alcalde Marr, Mary Ellen Kassotakis

ISBN: 978-0-470-40543-7

Oct 2009, Jossey-Bass

240 pages

In Stock

$29.95

Description

The definitive guide for using social media to build more effective organizations

Today's networking technologies-wikis, blogs, and social networking sites-are changing how we build professional relationships and work collaboratively. In this insightful book, three organizational development experts from Oracle Corporation offer executives down-to-earth strategies for leveraging the power of social media to build more effective and agile organizations, engage employees, and sustain competitiveness.

  • Offers practical advice for using social media (wikis, blogs, and social networking sites) to increase organizational effectiveness
  • Presents proven recommendations for building teams, accelerating learning, and fostering innovation by adopting social networking tools
  • Shows how to tap into the power of social networks to improve organizational performance
  • Demonstrates how social media will help organizations thrive for years to come by drawing on case studies from companies like Intel, Cisco, Nokia, and others
1 Social Media at Work.

2 The Changing Landscape and What It Means to You.

3 What Is Social Media, and How Does It Work?

4 Where Social Media Has an Impact.

5 Examples from Trailblazers.

6 Putting Social Media to Work.

7 Looking to the Future.

Notes.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Index.