The first business companion to the world of network science; the idea that's about to rewrite the rules of organisational behaviour. It will give you a framework for understanding and a capability for managing your invisible workplace.
Chapter One: Lost and Found in the Fog of Culture
Chapter Two: Theres More at Stake than Give and Take
Chapter Three: The Yin and Yang of Organizations
Chapter Four: What Knowledge Tears Apart; Networks Make Whole
Chapter Five: Tipping Points
Chapter Six: The Secret Life of Organizations
Dr. Karen Stephenson is internationally recognized in network theory and practice and the recipient of many awards in innovation, she has co produced five videos and is published in both academic and global media and is regularly featured in radio and television. She is president of NetForm and a professor, teaching at Harvard and Imperial College at the University of London. She has combined a legacy of practical management with 25 years of research in the areas of virtual work and human networks. Her pioneering work has been used by corporations and governments to manage change and to diagnose organizational deficiencies and efficiencies.
"The best ideas in any workplace arise out of the casual contacts among different groups. One of the pioneers in this way of analyzing organisations is Karen Stephenson" Malcolm Gladwell (author of the Tipping Point), New Yorker.
Shes out to redesign the global workplace, one culture at a time. And people are listening." Los Angeles Times.
Author Article in World Business, October 2006