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FREE READ Ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Thomas H. Davenport OBI #10003 of workers in their motivations attitudes and need for autonomy and so they reuire different management techniues to improve their performance and productivityBased on extensive research involving over companies and than knowledge workers Thinking for a Living provides rich insights into how knowledge workers think how they accomplish tasks and what motivates them to excel Davenport identifies four major categories of knowledge workers and for a Living How to MOBI #10003 presents a uniue framework for matching specif. I think I must have bought this book because it was positively referenced in another book and probably also because it was available cheaply on and reviewed well there too Of course these days I value my time so this book fell into the category of to be skimmed rather than savoured It's possible though unlikely that I may have given the book a two star rating had I read it when it was published in 2005 but the book has not aged well so any hope it had of receiving that additional star evaporated with its of the moment observations and suggestions Coming across statements like web logging or blogging as it's becoming known adds to how antiuated things feel This is not to say that I don't like or read older books I'm currently reading Decision Power written in 1992 and most of its observations are useful and can still be applied today I suppose I expected a book with a title like thinking for a living to have fundamental principles that will still hold 10 years onOh well on to the next book

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FREE READ Thinking for a Living How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ñ [KINDLE] ❤ Thinking for a Living How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers ➜ Thomas H. Dave Ic types of workers with the management strategies that yield the greatest performanceWritten by the field's premier thought leader Thinking for a Living reveals how to maximize the brain power that fuels organizational success Thomas Davenport holds the President's Chair in Information Technology and Management at Babson College He is director of research for Babson Executive Education an Accenture Fellow and author co author or editor of nine books including Working Knowledge How Organizations Manage What They Know HBS Press. I'm not a big fan of business oriented books and would not have picked it up if I hadn't been asked to read it But I did and I'm actually very happy that I did read it I never thought of myself belonging to a specific type of worker and had never heard of the concept of knowledge worker but after reading this book many things make sense to me in terms of how I work and work dynamics in any place nowadays Davenport does cover most characteristics of a knowledge worker but if you're not in the corporate field a lot of things are just not relevant or practical yet insightful The best chapter for me was the last chapter which talks about management An extra chapter of bringing everything together might have been my suggestion to end the book but maybe this is how business oriented books end

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Thinking for a Living How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge WorkersKnowledge workers create a Living PDF #201 the innovations and strategies that keep their firms competitive and the economy healthy Yet companies continue to manage this Thinking for Kindle new breed of employee with techniues designed for the Industrial Age As this critical sector of the workforce continues to increase in size for a Living ePUB #8608 and importance that's a mistake that could cost companies their future Thomas Davenport argues that knowledge workers are vastly different from other types for a Living How to M. Some interesting nuggets on how the best knowledge workers are those with the network that complements their skillset who bounce ideas in the early stages Also interesting that it used to be that managers were the supposed smartest workers in the era before knowledge work became as widespread as it is Now the managers are almost necessarily not the most intellectual but the best at orchestrating and juggling moving parts people