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Thoughtware : change the thinking and the organization will change itself

Author: J Philip Kirby; David Hughes
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Productivity Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People's thinking is the basis for everything they do - all behavior is rooted in thought. The sum of people's thinking and their collective interaction is the mastermind of the organization's performance. It is the underlying platform on which every organization operates. An analogy to computer software makes sense here: new operating platforms and master programs are installed in order to allow other programs to
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kirby, J. Philip.
Thoughtware.
Portland, Or. : Productivity Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)755173835
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Philip Kirby; David Hughes
ISBN: 1563271060 9781563271069
OCLC Number: 36761653
Description: xix, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Think About It --
Ch. 2. What's Wrong with the Current Context? --
Ch. 3. Change the Thinking and You'll Change the Context --
Ch. 4. The Drivers of New Context --
Ch. 5. Paradigm-Breaking Thoughts --
Ch. 6. Knowledge of the Whole --
Ch. 7. Measurement of What Matters --
Ch. 8. A Focus on Time to Action --
Ch. 9. Allowment --
Ch. 10. Enactment --
Ch. 11. A Vehicle for Installing the New Thoughtware --
Ch. 12. Eight Installation Modules --
Ch. 13. The New Management Process.
Responsibility: J. Philip Kirby and David Hughes.

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The new Thoughtware introduced here describes how to shift your organization's understanding from the old paradigm based on division of labor, departmentalization, span of control, and point of  Read more...

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