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The silo effect, the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers, Gillian Tett

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The silo effect, the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers, Gillian Tett
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-276) and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The silo effect
Nature of contents
bibliography
Responsibility statement
Gillian Tett
Sub title
the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers
Summary
An award-winning columnist and journalist describes how businesses that structure their teams into functional departments, or "silos," actually hinder work, cripple innovation, restrict thinking and force normally smart people to ignore risks and opportunities. --, Publisher's description
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Bloomberg's skunkworks -- Part one: Silos. The nondancers: how anthropology can illuminate silos ; Octopus pots: how silos crush innovation ; When gnomes go blind: how silos conceal risks ; Russian dolls: how silos create tunnel vision -- Part two: Silo busters. Gun-toting geeks: how individuals can silo-bust their lives ; (Re)writing social code: how to keep silos fluid ; Flipping the lens: how doctors tried not to behave like economists ; Bucket-busting: how breaking down silos can produce profits -- Conclusion: Connecting the dots
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