Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performances and Results from Knowledge Workers

  • 6h 47m 28s
  • Thomas H. Davenport
  • Gildan Media
  • 2006

Based on extensive research involving over 100 companies and more than 600 knowledge workers, Thinking for a Living provides rich insights into how knowledge workers think, how they accomplish tasks, and what motivates them to excel. Davenport identifies four major categories of knowledge workers and presents a unique framework for matching specific types of workers with the management strategies that yield the greatest performance.

In this Audiobook

  • 1 What's a Knowledge Worker, Anyway?
  • 2 How Knowledge Workers Differ, and the Difference It Makes
  • 3 Interventions, Measures, and Experiments in Knowledge Work
  • 4 Knowledge Work Processes
  • 5 Organizational Technology for Knowledge Workers
  • 6 Developing Individual Knowledge Worker Capabilities
  • 7 Investing in Knowledge Workers' Networks and Learning
  • 8 The Physical Work Environment and Knowledge Worker Performance
  • 9 Managing Knowledge Workers