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“To know something,
People are perceptually slow,
You won’t get a knowledge specialty in school.
… “It will force us to accept the fact that,
What knowledge specialties are involved in
What about each of the images above?
Knowledge specialties are embedded in the …
and other places & types of organizations
What are the knowledge specialties that [will] matter?
Knowledge exists only in application
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Application on the road ahead
It is the very nature of knowledge
Knowledges by themselves are sterile. They become productive only if welded together into a single, unified knowledge. To make this possible is the task of organization, the reason for its existence, its function.
The knowledge worker, to repeat, differs from any earlier worker in two major aspects.
This is true for all knowledge work.
The kind of work you want to do, will determine the kind of networks you need to be involved with — your specialty or overlapping.
Find: “Is Knowledge And Access To Knowledge
This means a radical change in structure for the organizations of tomorrow.
It means that the big business, the government agency, the large hospital, the large university will not necessarily be the one that employs a great many people.
It will be the one that has substantial revenues and substantial results—achieved in large part because it itself does only work that is focused on its mission; work that is directly related to its results; work that it recognizes, values, and rewards appropriately.
The rest it contracts out.
The function of organizations is to make knowledges productive.
Organizations have become central to society in all developed countries because of the shift from knowledge to knowledges.
The more specialized knowledges are, the more effective they will be.
… But now the traditional axiom that an enterprise should aim for maximum integration has become almost entirely invalidated.
One reason is that the knowledge needed for any activity has become highly specialized.
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It is therefore increasingly expensive, and also increasingly difficult, to maintain enough critical mass for every major task within an enterprise.
And because knowledge rapidly deteriorates unless it is used constantly, maintaining within an organization an activity that is used only intermittently guarantees incompetence.
The second reason why maximum integration is no longer needed is that communications costs have come down so fast as to become insignificant.
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This has meant that the most productive and most profitable way to organize is to disintegrate.
This is being extended to more and more activities.
Chapter 6 Management, Revised Edition
Information gathering and decision thinking
For this to be really useful, you’ll have to harvest interesting ideas and figure out how to implement them across time and within time. There is more on this process further down the page — here
We can only work on, with and toward the “things”
Calendarization (working something out in time)
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Henry Jones Grail Diary —
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Thinking canvases can be used for mapping
Connecting the dots
Thought generator and a way to map ideas
An important tool for getting from concepts to daily action
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“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic”. — Peter Drucker
The shift from manual workers who do as they are being told — either by the task or by the boss — to knowledge workers who have to manage themselves ↓ profoundly challenges social structure …
“Managing Oneself is a REVOLUTION in human affairs.” … “It also requires an almost 180-degree change in the knowledge workers’ thoughts and actions from what most of us—even of the younger generation—still take for granted as the way to think and the way to act.” …
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