Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment

Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment


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ISBN-13: 9781119040040
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/10/2015
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

JOHN BOUDREAU is research director at the Center for Effective Organizations and professor of management and organization in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

RAVIN JESUTHASAN is a managing director and global practice leader at Towers Watson, and has been recognized as one of the top 25 most influential consultants in the world.

DAVID CREELMAN is CEO of Creelman Research. He writes, researches, and speaks on the most critical issues in human capital management.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

PART ONE The Background 1

Chapter 1 Leading Work—Not Managing Employees 3

Chapter 2 Free Agent World 23

Chapter 3 Outsourcing and Alliances 35

Chapter 4 The Talent Platforms 50

PART TWO The Model 81

Chapter 5 Leading the Work Beyond Employment: A Decision Framework 83

Chapter 6 How IBM Leads the Work 92

Chapter 7 The Assignment: How Much to Deconstruct, Disperse, and Detach? 111

Chapter 8 The New Organization: Permeable, Interlinked, Collaborative, and Flexible 135

Chapter 9 The Reward: Short-Term, Individualized, and Imaginative 153

PART THREE Implications 175

Chapter 10 Future HR Practices in Leading the Work 177

Chapter 11 Future HR Outcomes in Leading the Work 206

Chapter 12 Governance and Stakeholders 219

Chapter 13 Nations, Citizens, and Children 238

About the Authors 255

Index 257

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