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Managing Knowledge Workers by Frances Horibe

New Skills and Attitudes to Unlock the Intellectual Capital in Your Organization (1999)

 





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Frances Horibe 

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0471643181

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1999

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Managing Knowledge Workers by Frances Horibe Managing Knowledge Workers provides practical advise for managing, motivating and retaining knowledge workers. It focuses not only on understanding the value of knowledge in an organization, but also on managing the human side of intellectual capital - the knowledge workers themselves.

David Gurteen's comments: This is an interesting and useful book. It is a practical down-to-earth guide for anyone managing or interacting with knowledge workers in any field. It contains, for example, chapters covering such topics as "Encouraging People to Learn", "Managing Knowledge You Don't Understand" and "The Free Movement of People and Knowledge". Important subjects that you will not find addressed in many other books on knowledge management. The book has a number of imaginary dialogues between "manager" and "worker" that serve as practical examples of how best to approach a particular issue. Many of these are good but sometimes they come across as being a little trite or overly simplistic. Despite this, however, the underlying message is usually of value. I would highly recommend the book as a guide to any newly appointed manager or as a mind-opener for experienced managers who are finding it increasingly difficult to manage in the traditional "command and control" style.


Video: Gurteen Knowledge Cafe, NAB, Melbourne, October 2010



This is a short video of a Gurteen Knowledge Cafe that I facilitated for Peter Houlihan at the National Australia Bank in Melbourne in October 2010.

The session was captured on a flip cam without the use of a roving mic, so the sound is not clear and has had some extensive editing to fit into a short learning piece, but it gives a good idea of what the Cafe is all about. 

The question posed to the group as the "conversational seed" was "What if true leadership involves embracing complexity by widening the circle of involvement rather than restricting it?

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New Skills and Attitudes to Unlock the Intellectual Capital in Your Organization

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