The Resource Response Ability : The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise, (electronic resource)

Response Ability : The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise, (electronic resource)

Label
Response Ability : The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise
Title
Response Ability
Title remainder
The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A clear, practical approach to making your organization more responsive to change Response Ability: The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise helps companies keep up with an ever-changing business environment driven by the explosion and rapid application of new knowledge and increasing connectivity and communication. This twenty-first-century business primer identifies corporate characteristics that facilitate change and shows managers how to instill these competencies in every part of any organization. This user's manual for the new economy shows companies how to reconfigure themselves to respond quickly when a business situation demands rapid changes in organization, distribution logistics, production capability, innovation capability, resource procurement, product design, service strategy, or any other activity or competency. It provides a strategic context for lean operating practices, puts knowledge management and the learning organization in perspective, and offers a framework within which to apply today's best advice on new business practices and strategic focus. This timely guide is the ultimate resource for enterprises struggling to adjust to rapidly changing economic conditions and for managers at any level who must introduce agility into a department, division, or entire organization. It is also an excellent supporting reference and tutorial for all others who will take part in the transformation
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Dove, Rick
Dewey number
658.4/06
LC call number
HD58.8 -- .D68 2001eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Organizational change
  • Strategic planning
Label
Response Ability : The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise, (electronic resource)
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http://umanitoba.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=119597
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Response Ability; Contents; Part One Agility, Response Ability, and Culture; Chapter 1: Putting Agility in Its Place; Basic Concepts; Agility Does Not Come in a Can; Key Concepts and Terms; Getting a Handle on the Issues; Knowledge Is What Fuels Change; Organizing for Change and Complexity; The Handles of Understanding and Action; You Are What You Eat; Moving On; Notes; Chapter 2: Change-Enabling Structure and Culture; Adaptable Structure; Adaptable Products; Adaptable Processes; Adaptable Practices; RRS Structure; Adaptable Culture; Remmele Engineering-Engineered for Response Ability
  • Structure and Culture in PerspectiveNotes; Part Two Change Proficiency: The Language of Agile Enterprise; Chapter 3: Frameworks for Change Proficiency; Change Proficiency in Perspective; Measuring Change Proficiency; Quality of Change; Categorizing Change in a Framework; Proactive Dynamics; Reactive Dynamics; The Language of Change Proficiency; Notes; Chapter 4: Response Situation Analysis; The Problem with Problems; Establishing Response-Able Design Requirements-Four Diverse Examples; Methodology-Defining Problems and Opportunities with Response Situation Analysis
  • Final Notes on the Analysis ProcessConclusion; Part Three Adaptable Structure: The Enabler of Agile Enterprise; Chapter 5: Enabling Response Ability; Control in Response-Able Systems; Response-Able Structure; General Principles of Response-Able Systems; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 6: Response-Able Enterprise Systems; Who's in Charge?; Examples of Response-Able Enterprise Systems; Case Stories as Models; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 7: Systematic Design of Response-Able Systems; Systematic Design; A Preliminary Framework/Component Architecture; Conclusion; Notes
  • Chapter 8: Intuitive Design of Response-Able SystemsIntuitive Design; Defining the Problem; Encapsulated Implementation; Unique IT Approach Provides Unique Competitive Advantage; Systems Integrity Management; Conclusion; Notes; Part Four Knowledge and Culture: The Way of the Agile Enterprise; Chapter 9: Waking Up the Enterprise; Change Proficiency Maturity Profiles; An Introduction to the Reference Model; Twenty-Four Critical Business Practices-The Reference Model Armature; The Maturity Model; Examples; How and Why to Use Maturity Profiling; Deliverables; Objectives and Teams
  • Methodology and TechniqueA Sheep in Wolf's Clothing-Putting a Hard Edge on Soft Science; Notes; Chapter 10: Becoming and Managing the Response-Able Enterprise; A Perspective on Knowledge Management; Learning; Organizational Learning; On the Power and Nature of Insight; Local Metaphors-Knowledge Packaged for Diffusion; Realsearch-One Method for Building the Response-Able Enterprise; Knowledge Portfolio Management-One Method for Managing the Response-Able Enterprise; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (368 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780471150794
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL119597
  • (OCoLC)469667537
  • (AU-PeEL)EBL119597
Label
Response Ability : The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise, (electronic resource)
Link
http://umanitoba.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=119597
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Response Ability; Contents; Part One Agility, Response Ability, and Culture; Chapter 1: Putting Agility in Its Place; Basic Concepts; Agility Does Not Come in a Can; Key Concepts and Terms; Getting a Handle on the Issues; Knowledge Is What Fuels Change; Organizing for Change and Complexity; The Handles of Understanding and Action; You Are What You Eat; Moving On; Notes; Chapter 2: Change-Enabling Structure and Culture; Adaptable Structure; Adaptable Products; Adaptable Processes; Adaptable Practices; RRS Structure; Adaptable Culture; Remmele Engineering-Engineered for Response Ability
  • Structure and Culture in PerspectiveNotes; Part Two Change Proficiency: The Language of Agile Enterprise; Chapter 3: Frameworks for Change Proficiency; Change Proficiency in Perspective; Measuring Change Proficiency; Quality of Change; Categorizing Change in a Framework; Proactive Dynamics; Reactive Dynamics; The Language of Change Proficiency; Notes; Chapter 4: Response Situation Analysis; The Problem with Problems; Establishing Response-Able Design Requirements-Four Diverse Examples; Methodology-Defining Problems and Opportunities with Response Situation Analysis
  • Final Notes on the Analysis ProcessConclusion; Part Three Adaptable Structure: The Enabler of Agile Enterprise; Chapter 5: Enabling Response Ability; Control in Response-Able Systems; Response-Able Structure; General Principles of Response-Able Systems; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 6: Response-Able Enterprise Systems; Who's in Charge?; Examples of Response-Able Enterprise Systems; Case Stories as Models; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 7: Systematic Design of Response-Able Systems; Systematic Design; A Preliminary Framework/Component Architecture; Conclusion; Notes
  • Chapter 8: Intuitive Design of Response-Able SystemsIntuitive Design; Defining the Problem; Encapsulated Implementation; Unique IT Approach Provides Unique Competitive Advantage; Systems Integrity Management; Conclusion; Notes; Part Four Knowledge and Culture: The Way of the Agile Enterprise; Chapter 9: Waking Up the Enterprise; Change Proficiency Maturity Profiles; An Introduction to the Reference Model; Twenty-Four Critical Business Practices-The Reference Model Armature; The Maturity Model; Examples; How and Why to Use Maturity Profiling; Deliverables; Objectives and Teams
  • Methodology and TechniqueA Sheep in Wolf's Clothing-Putting a Hard Edge on Soft Science; Notes; Chapter 10: Becoming and Managing the Response-Able Enterprise; A Perspective on Knowledge Management; Learning; Organizational Learning; On the Power and Nature of Insight; Local Metaphors-Knowledge Packaged for Diffusion; Realsearch-One Method for Building the Response-Able Enterprise; Knowledge Portfolio Management-One Method for Managing the Response-Able Enterprise; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (368 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780471150794
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL119597
  • (OCoLC)469667537
  • (AU-PeEL)EBL119597

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