In his review of David Burkus' new book, Under New Management, Philip Foster discovers a way to "redesign the factory."
A strict market mentality can't completely explain what motivates people to make valuable contributions to collective projects.
Educator Don Watkins explains how an industrial-era school system produces the wrong kind of employees today.
Don Watkins discovers a similar attitude toward innovation in Seth Godin's Poke the Box and Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.
Git for Teams by Emma Jane Hogbin Westby is a good technology book, but it's the non-technical parts that make it excellent.
Steven Ovadia offers his thoughts on Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.
Red Hatter Allison Matlack isn't 'new to this whole "corporate book' thing," but she finds The Open Organization a breath of fresh air.
Community Moderator Don Watkins reviews Bryson Payne's "Teach Your Kids to Code," a book he says is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn to code.
Leaders in the new world of networks and virtual communities face a similar identity choice. With more leaders taking advantage of informally connected talent, the "wisdom of crowds," and open source innovation, how much should they try to "go native?" Should they operate as members of the networks... Read more
Building an open organization can we worth the effort and the pain. You'll have an organization that can quickly adapt, that has a better chance of retaining talented people, and which can engage those within the organization and without.