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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 SIX

Assess Your Ability to Plug In

We have all developed some level of savvy about how best to mix together people, technology, and organizational process within particular contexts to thrive in today’s environment. For example, you probably take into account an organization’s available tools and processes, as well as a group’s membership and skills, as you think about how to collaborate. To the extent that you do this effectively, efficiently, and creatively, you have greater expertise in plugging in.

Many of the plugged-in managers I talk to do not see themselves as unique. They seem to simply see a need to manage in a particular way (which just happens to be the plugged-in way), and they do it. These managers mix together the technology, ...

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