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The Essential Manager: How to Thrive in the Global Information Jungle

The Essential Manager: How to Thrive in the Global Information Jungle

James W. Cortada

ISBN: 978-1-119-00277-2

Jan 2015, Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Pr

262 pages

In Stock

$35.95

Description

This book discusses the evolution of management as a profession over the past two decades and how it continues to evolve. It goes on to describe the new style of management and makes recommendations for what today’s and tomorrow’s managers must know and how to work.

  • Offers ways to think about your role as a manager in order to optimize your effectiveness toward uncertain and turbulent changes
  • Discusses current realities in which management currently operates
  • Provides a historical background of managerial practices and how they’ve evolved in the present workplace

Preface vii

1. Emergence of a New Managerial Style 1

2. When Management Confronts Information Ecosystems 40

3. How Technologies Affect the Work of Industries 85

4. New Organizations: What Changes, What Does Not 124

5. Emerging Economic and Business Realities 167

6. The Way Forward 200

For Further Reading 231

Index 236