Overload!: How Too Much Information is Hazardous to your Organization by Jonathan B. Spira, Adam Henderson |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Overload! How Too Much Information is Hazardous to your Organization

Overload! How Too Much Information is Hazardous to your Organization

by Jonathan B. Spira
     
 

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Timely advice for getting a grip on information overload in the workplace

This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impact workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial and human costs of e-mail overload and interruptions and details how working in an information overloaded

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Timely advice for getting a grip on information overload in the workplace

This groundbreaking book reveals how different kinds of information overload impact workers and businesses as a whole. It helps businesses get a grip on the financial and human costs of e-mail overload and interruptions and details how working in an information overloaded environment impacts employee productivity, efficiency, and morale.

  • Explains how information-often in the form of e-mail messages, reports, news, Web sites, RSS feeds, blogs, wikis, instant messages, text messages, Twitter, and video conferencing walls-bombards and dulls our senses
  • Explores what we do with information
  • Documents how we created more and more information over centuries
  • Reveals what all this information is doing

Timely and thought-provoking, Overload! addresses the reality of'and solutions for a problem to which no one is immune.

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"Rich with helpful, pragmatic advice, Overload! provides details, tips, and strategies that the world's leading organizations, including IBM, Intel, Morgan Stanley, and the U.S. Air Force have employed." (LeadershipNow.com-Review)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470879603
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Jonathan B. Spira is CEO and chief analyst of Basex, a research firm focusing on issues companies face in the knowledge economy. His points of view and commentary have appeared in Time, the New York Times, Business Week, and the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Spira is a founding board member of the Information Overload Research Group, an industry consortium. He is author of Managing the Knowledge Workforce: Understanding the Information Revolution That's Changing the Business World and coauthor of The History of Photography (named a best book of the year by the New York Times).

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