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Corporate agility : a revolutionary new model for competing in a flat world / Charles E. Grantham, James P. Ware, Cory Williamson.

Grantham, Charles E. (Author). Ware, James P. (Added Author). Williamson, Cory. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780814409114
  • ISBN: 0814409113
  • Physical Description: x, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : AMACOM-American Management Association, [2007]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-259) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
More corporate agility, less corporate real estate -- Putting workplace strategies in place -- Jones Lang Lasalle -- Sprint Nextel -- Hewlett-Packard -- The three major business challenges : costs, labor, and innovation -- Reducing fixed operating costs -- Reducing the corporate real estate footprint -- Additional means of CRE cost reduction -- Reconfiguring CRE -- Green building -- Choosing a location -- Outsourcing labor costs -- Spherion contingent workforce case study -- Attracting and retaining human talent -- Global demographic trends -- Educational trends -- Knowledge management -- Attraction and retention of labor -- Meaningful work -- Innovation and survival -- Technology and innovation -- Company culture and innovation -- Innovation and the workplace -- Under construction -- Innovation and the workforce -- Planting the seeds of innovation -- The virtual workforce -- The history of work -- The distributed workforce -- Resistance to the distributed workforce -- Assessment -- Productivity -- Offices without walls -- The workplace of the future -- Workplace strategy -- The live/work project -- Third places -- Business community centers -- The well-designed workplace -- The seven hallmarks of the productive workplace -- The seven hallmarks exemplified -- IA interior architects -- Collaborative strategic management -- A systems approach -- What does collaborative strategic management look like? -- The workplace/workforce transformation program -- Wrapping it all up -- Achieving corporate agility -- Why now? Change is more dramatic than ever -- Why now? Because the clock is already ticking -- Why now? Technology is reshaping our work world -- Leadership and strategy -- Questions you should be asking -- Questions for an agile organization -- Proceeding to answer the questions -- A new way of looking at organizations.
Subject: Strategic planning.
Organizational change.
Organizational effectiveness

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