Quick & Nimble: A book review by Bob Morris – Blogging on BusinessIsaacson is currently working on another book on the origins of the personal computer age. We will be reviewing it as soon as it is out. As technology and the nature of books evolve, the definition of a book is changing. Bloomsberg Businessweek interviewed Isaacson recently, and he said that the response was incredible and included input from some of the main players in his story. Isaacson has created a story around the story.
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Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation
Thank you! How do you keep that old magic of successful startup businesses? CEOs must live by and be responsible to the values of the business, be dependable and caring, keep meetings to the point and small in size so people can participate, develop a culture of respect, solicit input by talking directly with the person involved. Reams of practical advice for and from business leaders, most—thankfully—with a human, caring touch. There was a problem adding your email address.
In Quick and Nimble , [ Times Books. The interviewees listed in the book manage a wide range of companies from small start-ups to large multinationals as well as non-profits and interviews were conducted between March and May With his analysis Bryant has identifies and exemplifies important drivers of this culture. He provides a road map of practical tips and insights that are useful to any organization to achieve this objective. A common theme is the importance of people to corporate success and a devaluation of buildings and the command-and-control leadership approach. Another theme is the recognition that organizational politics is a fact-of-life and that the leadership goal should not be to eliminate politics but instead encourage good politics and discourage bad politics.
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A lot of managers just let culture happen — it becomes the sum of the personalities, good and bad, that work in an organization. While writing this book, I became convinced that culture really does drive everything. Managers do focus on results, but I think culture drives results. When CEOs hold town hall meetings to talk about overarching goals, some people reflexively roll their eyes. So keep things simple, and keep repeating it.