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The Plugged-In Manager: Get in Tune With Your People, Technology, and Organization to Thrive by TERRI L. GRIFFITH

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chapter FIVE

Third Practice: Sharing

You’ve identified key stakeholders. You’ve created a list of ingredients and options. You’ve negotiated a mix of technology tools, organizational practices, and human capabilities and needs. Now that you have a base recipe, how do you bring others along so that they can share in the hard work?

Sharing is the third practice of the plugged-in manager.

If you don’t share, then every action you take toward getting plugged in is a full-blown implementation effort––in terms of both having to explain yourself for every move and having the motivation to work in a plugged-in way. You’re either on the bus or off the bus. If you are committed to the plugged-in approach, you have to share the ideas with your colleagues. ...

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