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Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead
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Format: Hardcover, 336pp.
Pub. Date: May 24, 2010
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Item No: 9780470597262
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An essential guide for leaders who want to use social media to be "open" while maintaining control
"Be Open, Be Transparent, Be Authentic" are the current leadership mantras-but companies often push back. Business is premised on the concept of control and yet the new world order demands openness-leaders do not know how to be open and be in control. This must-have resource will help the modern leader understand how to lead in the new open world-where blogging, twittering, facebooking, and digging are becoming the norm. the author lays out the steps that leaders must take to transform their organizations and themselves into being "open" -and exactly what that will mean.
In easy-to-understand language, this book will help leaders orient themselves to social networking and other technological advances.
- Shows how to use social media to become an open organization
- Offers basic advice for leaders who are adapting to the new era of openness in the marketplace
- The author Charlene Li is one of the foremost experts on social media and technologies
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Table of Contents
|I The Upside of Giving Up Control|
|1||Why Giving Up Control Is Inevitable|
|2||The Ten Elements of Openness|
|II Crafting Your Open Strategy|
|3||Determining How Open You Will Be|
|4||Understanding and Measuring the Benefits of Being Open|
|5||Structuring Openness with Sandbox Covenants|
|6||Orchestrating Your Open Strategy|
|III Open Leadership: Redefining Relationships|
|7||Open Leadership: Mind-sets and Traits|
|8||Nurturing Open Leadership|
|9||The Failure Imperative|
|10||How Openness Transforms Organizations|
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