Beyond Productivity

Gregory G Dess Joseph C Picken



Based on research into dozens of organizations from a variety of industries, this text provides managers at all levels with critical insights on how leading edge firms are winning in the marketplace by leveraging their human capital resources.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Holistic Organizational Performance: Shifting the focus from simple productivity measures to encompass a broader view of organizational performance that includes innovation, adaptability, and long-term sustainability.

  2. Innovation and Creativity: Exploring strategies for fostering innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship within organizations to drive growth and competitiveness.

  3. Strategic Agility: Emphasizing the importance of agility in responding to market changes, disruptions, and uncertainties, focusing on adaptability and flexibility in strategy.

  4. Customer-Centric Approaches: Shifting towards customer-centric practices, understanding and meeting customer needs, and delivering value that goes beyond traditional productivity measures.

  5. Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: Highlighting the role of continuous learning, knowledge sharing, and effective management of intellectual capital as drivers of success.

  6. Ecosystems and Partnerships: Exploring the value of collaborations, strategic alliances, and ecosystem thinking in enhancing organizational capabilities and market reach.

  7. Ethical and Social Responsibility: Discussing the importance of ethical behavior, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability in organizational success beyond mere productivity.

  8. Leadership and Culture: Examining the role of leadership in fostering a culture of innovation, adaptability, and high performance across the organization.

  9. Technology and Digital Transformation: Addressing the impact of technology and digitalization on organizational effectiveness, exploring ways to leverage tech advancements for strategic advantage.

  10. Performance Metrics Beyond Productivity: Identifying and measuring performance indicators that go beyond traditional productivity metrics to evaluate overall organizational success and effectiveness.

Language English
ISBN-10 0-8144-0435-9
ISBN-13 9780814404355
No of pages 243
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Amacom
Published Date 05 May 1999

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