The Silo Effect: Why Putting Everything in its Place isn't Such a Bright Idea by Gillian Tett (Paperback, 2015)
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- DescriptionIn Silo, award-winning journalist Gillian Tett examines the structural development of institutions such as UBS, Sony and the Bank of England. While the world is increasingly interlinked in some senses, it remains profoundly fragmented in others. As organizations become larger and more global than ever before, they are apt to be divided and sub-divided into numerous different departments to facilitate productivity. However, there is a trap to the inevitability of these silos. The tunnel vision and tribalism that silos can lead to makes groups less invative and can lead to disastrous mistakes. Institutions worldwide are made up of silos operating in isolation from one ather. Silo is an eye-opening account that takes a radical anthropological approach in suggesting how we might draw them back together.
- Author BiographyGillian Tett is Assistant Editor for the FINANCIAL TIMES where she has worked for fifteen years. In 2008 she won the British Press Award for the Financial Journalist of the Year. She often appears on programmes such as TODAY and NEWSNIGHT and lectures widely.
- PrizesLong-listed for Orwell Prize 2016.
- Author(s)Gillian Tett
- PublisherLittle, Brown Book Group
- Date of Publication27/08/2015
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintVirago Press Ltd
- Weight398 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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