This book discusses the evolution of management as a profession over the past two decades and how it continues to evolve. It goes on to describe the new style of management and makes recommendations for what today s and tomorrow s managers must kw and how to work. * Offers ways to think about your role as a manager in order to optimize your effectiveness toward uncertain and turbulent changes * Discusses current realities in which management currently operates * Provides a historical background of managerial practices and how they ve evolved in the present workplace
James W. Cortada, Senior Research Fellow at the Charles Babbage Institute in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, USA, has worked at IBM in various sales, consulting, management and executive positions from 1974 through 2012 across a dozen industries and with clients around the world. He is a member of the board of director of the IT History Society, made up of senior leaders in the IT industry. He is also a member of the editorial board of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Information and Culture, and Library and Information History.