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How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead

"Open Leadership" by Charlene Li

A Recension by Nikolaus Raben

"You may not know who Dave Carroll is, but United Airlines wishes it had never heard of him." With this occurrence the author begins her insights into "the most important currency of the 21st century - trust", ...

Charlene Li outlines in her work the basic conditions and needs to future communicative interaction before the background of "Social Media". Differently the known and from many already used Internet platforms have changed the behaviour of the private user, social technologies will change enterprises in existence. ...

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Famous Management Thesis on the Test Bench

"Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths & Total Nonsense" by Jeffrey Pfeffer & Robert I. Sutton

A Recension by Nikolaus Raben

The enterprise sphere is complex for decision-makers. Management remains on account of the high expectations and quick, often pitiless apportionings of blame a gnarled craft. ...

Pfeffer & Sutton analyse approved methods and convictions of the corporate management. They want to prove that "fact-based management, how they call it, decision-makers helps to prevent their organisations from so joyless detours at which the best intentions lead to the worst results. ...

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