Unmanaging: Opening up the Organization to its own Unspoken Knowledge

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

byTheodore Taptiklis

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Within management thinking, behaviors have become repetitive, and organizational performance is stagnant or declining. We need to engage with each other as individuals. The author proposes new ways of harnessing people's storytelling instincts and capabilities to create a new medium of professional communication and collaboration.

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Within management thinking, behaviors have become repetitive, and organizational performance is stagnant or declining. We need to engage with each other as individuals. The author proposes new ways of harnessing people's storytelling instincts and capabilities to create a new medium of professional communication and collaboration.

THEODORE TAPLIKLIS is a former McKinsey consultant and veteran organizational practitioner who has operated in many roles including board member, senior executive, strategist and change manager, professional development and business development manager and also in a variety of linemanagement positions, working both as employee and as ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 0.3 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230573525

ISBN - 13:9780230573529

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION * PART I: THINGS FALL APART * Welcome to my world * The view from the top * Messy lives * PART II: VOICES AT THE BRINK * Work as an immersive practice * Feeling forward, responding in the moment * The movement of the living story * Together in the past and future of the now * The double prison * PART III: LINKING VOICES, MAKING SENSE, JOINING LIVES * Navigating memory * Changing conversation * Unmanaging ourselves * Going on from here * ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS * REFERENCES * NOTES *