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The open organization : a new era of leadership and organizational development

Author: Philip A Foster
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Gower, [2014] ©2014
Series: Gower applied business research.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is it that makes certain organizations more successful? Organization design and its management has long been the fixation of leaders and scholars alike. Cracking the code to the perfect organizational ecosystem appears to be the dividing line between great success and mediocrity. The 21st century launched with great volatility and a level of cultural and global diversity unknown by previous generations. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foster, Philip A.
Open organization
(DLC) 2014015798
(OCoLC)879119442
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip A Foster
ISBN: 9781472440129 1472440129 9781472440136 1472440137 132243266X 9781322432663
OCLC Number: 883631912
Description: 1 online resource (197 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Preface --
Forward --
Foundations of an open organization --
The history of leadership and organizational structures --
The open organization defined --
GitHub : "creating awesome" : a case study --
Elements of an open organization --
Chapter the open ecosystem --
First principles --
Communication --
Knowledge commons --
Leading the open organization --
The 21st century organization --
Cultural literacy --
Embracing open in the new millennia --
Should you go open? --
Beyond organization 3.0 --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Gower applied business research.
Responsibility: by Philip A. Foster.

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Solutions for the future viability of any organization must be scalable, agile, self-forming, and self-led. In this 21st century era it is not difficult to find organizations that are getting it  Read more...

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