Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team's Productive Power

Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team's Productive Power

by Michael C. Mankins, Eric Garton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633691766
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 519,817
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael Mankins is a partner in Bain & Company's San Francisco office and the former head of the firm's Organization practice in the Americas. He is the author or coauthor of two books and numerous articles in Harvard Business Review and other leading publications.

Eric Garton, a partner in Bain & Company's Chicago office, has written and spoken widely on organizational issues. He leads the firm's global Organization practice and is a senior member of its Consumer Products and Industrial Goods & Services practices.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Truly Scarce Resources 1

1 An Organization's Productive Power-and How to Unleash It 9

Part 1 Time

2 Liberate the Organization's Time 35

3 Simplify the Operating Model 57

Part 2 Talent

4 Find and Develop the "Difference Makers" 85

5 Create and Deploy All-Star Teams 117

Part 3 Energy

6 Aim for Inspiration (Not Just Engagement) 137

7 Build a Winning Culture 167

Epilogue: The Virtuous Circle 193

Acknowledgments 203

Notes 205

Index 211

About the Authors 221

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Reancont More than 1 year ago
Excellent advice for minimizing the organizational drag! Great book with practical advice and recent research to develop solutions in organizations, so that they can implement their productive power and become a more competitive company. A few years ago a new perspective on company success has been emerging and the focus is now on staff as human capital, where it is intended that investing in its development will result in economic gains and benefits for the organization. That is why it is vital that they have a context and a culture of work that is adequate for them to give their best, to compromise and to put their talents at the service of the company, to be effective, efficient and motivated to invest their time, knowledge and skills. The authors provide valuable information to identify the causes that hamper the productive advance and diminish the performance of both the staff and the organization's operating model. Also, through examples, they give details for managers to implement actions and how to achieve the transformation of the company to minimize and manage the organizational drag. It is admirable the extensive work and the quality of the information that in this book put at our disposal and benefit. My gratitude to the Publisher and NetGalley for allowing me to review the book