Cognitive Leader

Cognitive Leader

by Roderic Hewlett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578863112

ISBN-13: 9781578863112

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: R&L Education

Global competition for human capital, organizational relevance, money, and success is increasingly denominated in the currency of knowledge, yet knowledge in most organizations is often treated as proprietary or information technology issues. Consequently, leaders must become skilled in leading with and through knowledge in order to succeed in the new economy.

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Overview

Global competition for human capital, organizational relevance, money, and success is increasingly denominated in the currency of knowledge, yet knowledge in most organizations is often treated as proprietary or information technology issues. Consequently, leaders must become skilled in leading with and through knowledge in order to succeed in the new economy. Challenges for leaders today are myriad and often seem overwhelmingly complex, but solutions begin with basics such as understanding how to: acquire needed competitive knowledge and capital, use knowledge to produce lasting results, build an organization that is aligned with mission, and improve decision-making. This book describes the process of knowledge leadership and highlights effective tools for all leaders to be successful. Knowledge leadership is the new tool of the leadership trade. Learn to use knowledge wisely.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578863112
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The knowledge leader1
Ch. 2How knowledge shapes daily life9
Ch. 3The nature of knowledge19
Ch. 4Winning with professional intellect27
Ch. 5Human capital : connecting knowledge to human performance39
Ch. 6Structures for success : structural capital51
Ch. 7What should a knowledge organization look like?61
Ch. 8Leaders shape, not bend, an organization73
Ch. 9The care and feeding of knowledge workers83
Ch. 10Final thoughts on knowledge, leading, and success95

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