The Resource Kill the company : end the status quo, start an innovation revolution, (ebook)

Kill the company : end the status quo, start an innovation revolution, (ebook)

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Kill the company : end the status quo, start an innovation revolution
Title
Kill the company
Title remainder
end the status quo, start an innovation revolution
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Language
eng
Summary
In the ever-changing world of business, we've arrived at a point where process has trumped culture, where the race toward efficiency has made us complacent and unable to reach our potential. Stuck in the land of status quo, we've forgotten how to think. And the very structures put in place to help businesses grow are now holding them back. It's time to Kill the Company. This book is a call to arms: to start a revolution in how we think and work. But instead of more one-size-fits-all change initiatives forced upon employees, we need to embrace smaller, positive behavioral changes that create ripple effects throughout the organization. Thinking can no longer be exclusive to the creative team or lead strategists. Rather, a culture of curiosity must be fostered among the ranks to shake up our standard practices, from unproductive meetings to go-nowhere strategic planning. This revolution can and will awaken our ability to think, and ultimately, to innovate and grow. In Kill the Company, innovation specialist Lisa Bodell urges companies to shift the mindset from business as usual to the company of the future, to move from what she calls "Zombies, Inc." to "Think, Inc." This involves both risk and trust: to allow all employees the opportunity and environment to be curious and inquisitive-even challenging and provocative when the situation calls for it. Too often, this type of behavior is seen as threatening, says Bodell, who has actually been told by CEOs that they discourage employees from thinking. In step with the call to Kill the Company, is a plea to kill fear, complacency, and the all-too-familiar answer from our leaders: "I can't be bothered with your (perhaps brilliant) idea." In the end, readers of Kill the Company will have a full sense of how much riskier it is to stay here in the status quo than to break out and think
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Midwest
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Bodell, Lisa
Dewey number
658.4/063
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Organizational change
  • Creative ability in business
  • Creative thinking
  • Organizational behavior
  • Strategic planning
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Kill the company : end the status quo, start an innovation revolution, (ebook)
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9781937134075
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11988586
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Label
Kill the company : end the status quo, start an innovation revolution, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937134075
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11988586
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11988586
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MWT11988586
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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