Novell Connection Magazine: Bottom Line - Come to the Party
Collaboration Tools and Organizational Success
by Phil Karren
Novell Connection Magazine - Q4 2007
Here's an excerpt:
The expanding global economy makes marketplaces more competitive than ever, which means that businesses have to be more efficient and valuable to keep the lights on. Government entities and non-profit organizations also feel pressure to innovate and offer more valuable services to the public to remain relevant. In this shrinking, interconnected world, great ideas and work can come from anywhere, and organizations need to adopt tools and practices that take advantage of this powerful trend.
In fact, what mental labors employees perform, and how well they perform them, is the most important management issue for any organization: deals get closed, solid contracts are negotiated, problems are solved, new products and services are invented, projects are finished, teams are organized, processes are improved and even consumer behavior changes when employees do their best where their skills matter most.
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