Reinvention of Agile and Lean without any references to them but with good insights and nice examples This is the best management theory book I ve ever read Bright and explained in such a simple way as the tittle says without getting complicated I recommend to listen to the author s TED speech too Excellent Good to the point book on managing compelxity in management work Not that comprehensive as I expected it provides good and working solutions in the form of six simple rules1 Understand What Your People Do not what "Is Written On Their Business "written on their business or in ToRs2 Reinforce Integrators3 Increase the Total uantity of Power4 Increase Reciprocity5 Extend the Shadow of Future this one was really good6 Reward Those Who CooperatePS I am not completely sure ow I got this book as it was a number of references to it FinallyI thought I ll never finish this one Language is needlessly complicated adding to the complicatedness of the book you ll need to endure the book to understand the wordThe stories that support the arguments are ranging from nice to artificially stitched to support whatever idea the authors ad It s six cases
Of The Authors Experience Thanthe authors experience than complete comprehensive model of six rules Each of the stories ad some lead catch phrase that were coined into six rules They try to be controversial by stating that the old ways Dirla tutta sul mercato globale. Idee per un'economia mondiale assennata hard approach structures kpis and soft approach culture motivation are obsolete but at the same time they use the old ways as solutions to the problems presented Granted they take some clever read consulting word mincing to prove they bring something original but no at the end it s just restructuring broader targets performance improvement targets and kpis Brilliant book incredible eye open for the big organisations Worth of every penny Organisations struggle to adapt the way they work to the changing business environment and therefore lose competiveness How can we fight this decay within the organisation Their are literally thousands of books that tackle this topic in one wa. New tools for managing complexityDoes your organization manage complexity by making things complicated If so you are not aloneAccording to The Boston Consulting Group’s fascinating Complexity Index business complexityas increased sixfold during the past sixty years And all the while organizational complicatedness that is the number of structures processes committees decision making forums and systems Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing has increased by a whopping factor of thirty five In their attempt to respond to the increasingly complex performance reuirements they face company leadersave created an organizational labyrinth that makes it and difficult to improve productivity and to pursue innovation It also disenga. ,
Y or another so what makes this book stand outThe authors define the problem in terms of an ever increasing external complexity that leads to internal complicatedness The book as resonated with me because I The Gold's Gym Training Encyclopedia have witnessed the same symptoms the authors describe too many times myself But it is one thing to describe the symptoms it is uit another to come up with a simple framework of rules that shouldelp you tackle this challenge I personnaly feel the authors ave "Done A Very Good Job "a very good job getting to six of the main levers that can elp you understand why the organisation is functioning as it is There is always a logic to the madness Only when you ave well understood the organisational challenge you can come up with a good solution That solution should be built together with the *stakeholders supporting collaboration and driving towards the goals of the organisationThere *supporting collaboration and driving towards the goals of the organisationThere some minor issues I ave with the book but overall this is a thoughtfull analysis of the problems organisations face in real life and practical cases where the authors demonstrate the application of the six simple rules Highly recommended One the most insightful books on management theory I ve ever read Through a lens of systems thinking and game theory the author breaks management down in to one simple truth context matters I read this book in a week I guess the last document I read on BCG was the matrix they created several years ago This time
Given The Huge Expertise Theythe Guide to the Contemporary Harp huge expertise they worldwide BCG makes everything simple not easier splitting and fixing all the managerial aspects of the company into 2 pillars 1ard structure metricsand 2 soft feelings traits However they say this pillars are obsolete and something needs to be done to create impact and increase employees engagementThat being said BCG thinks the best way to tackle this issue is by following 6 steps that make complexity go away Understand what others do Reinforce integrators Increase total amount of power Extend the shadow of the future I loved this one Increase reciproci. Ges and demotivates the workforceClearly it’s time for leaders to stop trying to manage complexity with their traditional tools and instead better leverage employees' intelligence This book shows you Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides how and explains the implications for designing and leading organizationsThe way to manage complexity the authors argue is neither with theard solutions of another era nor with the soft solutions such as team building and feel good “people initiatives” that often follow in their wake Based on social sciences notably economics game theory and organizational sociology and The Boston Consulting Group’s work with than five undred companies in than forty countries and in various industr.