The emerging possibilities of information technology and data communication, the globalization of markets, and the ongoing specialization of firms have paved the way for network enterprises as an organizational model of collaboration and coordination across loosely connected individual companies. This book explores the varous types of business networks and explains the underlying technology used to create them. It covers customer newtorks, supply chain networks, manufacturing networks, and aggregator networks. Supporting technology includes enterprise process management, component architectures, and web services. The book also covers systems science to give readers a theoretical background.
Business Leadership by Joan V. Gallos (Editor)
Publication Date: 2014-03-28
The second edition of best-selling Business Leadership contains the best thinking on leadership from the biggest names in the business. It offers leaders everything they need to know to prepare for today's--and tomorrow's--leadership challenges: how to understand the leadership process, identify opportunities, get things started right, avoid predictable pitfalls, and maximize success. Effective leaders use mind, heart, and spirit in their work, and this volume is designed to guide and support leaders in their efforts. With an introduction by Joan V. Gallos--editor of the highly praised Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader--the author list for this invaluable resource reads like the who's who of business leadership.
Leading Business Change by Karin Stumpf
Publication Date: 2015-06-11
Most books dealing with change management focus on how companies reach their corporate goals, instead of on what individual leaders must do. Filling this need, Leading Business Change: A Practical Guide to Transforming Your Organizationis an easy and fun read that will inspire you to think more closely about how you implement change as a leader.
The "Business Bible" that captured the imaginations and fueled the ambitions of readers from the boardroom to the mailroom has now been completely revised and updated to reflect the state of the business world today.
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