Clever : Leading Your Smartest, Most Creative People

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  • Copyright: 2009-08-25
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
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The knowledge economy isn't coming-it's here. Your business and your career increasingly depend on smart ideas dreamed up by smart people. In fact, research shows that a handful of star performers create disproportionate amounts of value for their organizations. They aren't defined by their IQ or their academic credentials. And they aren't "free-agent" types who create value on their own. Rather, they are highly talented, extraordinary thinkers who need their organizations' commercial and financial resources to fulfill their potential.

Author Biography

Rob Goffee is Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School. Gareth Jones is a Fellow of the Centre for Management Development at London Business School, and a visiting professor at Institute de Empresa (IE), Madrid. Goffee and Jones are the authors of Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? (Harvard Business Press 2006), and the founding partners of the consulting firm Creative Management Associates.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xv
Leader and Led
Understanding Clever Peoplep. 3
What Can Leaders Do?p. 35
Clever Teamsp. 67
The Anatomy of Clever Teamsp. 67
Breaking the Code of Clever Teamsp. 101
Clever Organizations
Contours of the Clever Organizationp. 121
The Future of Clever Organizationsp. 149
Notesp. 169
Indexp. 173
About the Authorsp. 181
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