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Control in an age of empowerment

Author: Robert Simons
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, ©2008.
Series: Harvard business review classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How do you give employees the freedom to innovate while protecting your firm from loose cannons?" "In Control in an Age of Empowerment, Robert Simons uses powerful examples to show how to apply four critical management "levers" to balance autonomy with control: traditional diagnostic control systems, belief systems, boundary systems, and interactive control systems. Used in concert, these four levers give you the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Simons
ISBN: 9781422126721 1422126722
OCLC Number: 213312215
Description: v, 55 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Harvard business review classics.
Responsibility: Robert Simons.

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"How do you give employees the freedom to innovate while protecting your firm from loose cannons?" "In Control in an Age of Empowerment, Robert Simons uses powerful examples to show how to apply four critical management "levers" to balance autonomy with control: traditional diagnostic control systems, belief systems, boundary systems, and interactive control systems. Used in concert, these four levers give you the control you need - without sacrificing the creative thinking your company can't do without."--BOOK JACKET.

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