Corporate Instinct: Building the Knowledge Enterprise for the 21st Century

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In Corporate Instinct, you'll explore the basic principles of corporate instinct, offering a blueprint showing how corporations can break away from past bad habits, fine tune internal/external awareness and responsiveness, and accelerate innovation. Proven-successful ways of applying and managing corporate instinct, covering everything from setting up a knowledge chain that is cable of discovering new ideas and improving all the time, to knowing the technologies that enhance the performance of the instinctive ...
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Overview

In Corporate Instinct, you'll explore the basic principles of corporate instinct, offering a blueprint showing how corporations can break away from past bad habits, fine tune internal/external awareness and responsiveness, and accelerate innovation. Proven-successful ways of applying and managing corporate instinct, covering everything from setting up a knowledge chain that is cable of discovering new ideas and improving all the time, to knowing the technologies that enhance the performance of the instinctive organization. Also included: the Corporate IQ test - measure your own capacity for corporate instinct against hundreds of organizations. Examples from dozens of companies where corporate instinct has been created and used successfully. As Koulopoulos, Spinello, and Toms demonstrate, corporate instinct is not merely an excuse for why the other guys are doing better, it's a set of definable skills, tools, and attitude that can be developed, sharpened, and adapted for success by any company of any size.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780442026226
  • Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Business Technology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. 1 Awakening Corporate Instinct 1
1 Corporate Instinct and the Knowing Enterprise 3
2 Hooking into the Knowledge Chain 31
3 Learning to Forget 43
4 The Eight Attitudes of Instinct 63
5 Achieving Dynamic Stability 95
Pt. 2 Managing Corporate Instinct 111
6 The Velocity of Knowledge 113
7 The Anatomy of Corporate Instinct 135
8 The Achille's Heel of Corporate Instinct 165
9 Technology Tools of Instinct 181
Pt. 3 Living with Corporate Instinct 199
10 The Economics of Instinct 201
11 Leadership in the Knowing Enterprise 209
12 The Imperative to Create Instinct 227
A Evaluating Your Corporate Instinct 235
B Where to Now? 253
C The Language of Corporate Instinct 265
D Recommended Readings 269
Index 275
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