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The Distributed Mind: Achieving High Performance Through the Collective Intelligence of Knowledge Work Teams
     

The Distributed Mind: Achieving High Performance Through the Collective Intelligence of Knowledge Work Teams

by Kimball Fisher, Mareen Duncan Fisher
 
What are "knowledge work teams" and how do they reflect changes in the nature of work itself? This intriguing book offers compelling insights into new ways of working at dozens of leading-edge companies that are not doing "business as usual". 288 pp. Pub: 10/97.

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What are "knowledge work teams" and how do they reflect changes in the nature of work itself? This intriguing book offers compelling insights into new ways of working at dozens of leading-edge companies that are not doing "business as usual". 288 pp. Pub: 10/97.

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Library Journal
The authors are consultants and founders of the Fisher Group, a firm specializing in the development of high-performance work teams. Their book focuses on how organizations of all types and sizes can create "knowledge work teams" and make the most of the knowledge assets held by individual employees. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
Booknews
Describes how companies such as Hewlett-Packard, AT&T, Boeing, and the Mayo Clinic assemble teams of specialists with selected expertise and experience to design products and achieve other creative goals. Details the mechanics of designing and managing such a team. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780814403679
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
10/24/1997
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.09(d)

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