Six simple rules : how to manage complexity without getting complicated by Yves Morieux and Peter Tollman
By: Morieux, Yves.
Contributor(s): Tollman, Peter.Publisher: Boston, M.A. : Harvard Business Review Press, 2014Description: 221 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781422190555.Subject(s): Organisational effectiveness | Innovation | Employees | Human resources management
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Why managers need the six simple rules -- Simple rule one: understand what your people do -- Simple rule two: reinforce integrators -- Simple rule three: increase the total quantity of power -- Simple rule four: increase reciprocity -- Simple rule five: extend the shadow of the future -- Simple rule six: reward those who cooperate.
Explains how organisational complexity thwarts productivity and innovation, and disengages and demotivates the workforce. Advises that the way to manage complexity is to reinvigorate people using six simple rules, based on a combination of autonomy and collaboration.