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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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Part ONE: The Three Practices of the Plugged-In Manager

My goal up to this point was to introduce the concept of plugged-in management and create a sense of how urgently it is needed today. Technology tools, organizational processes, and even the people of our organizations are changing in ways that require a thoughtful redesign of our approaches. There are also systemic shifts in terms of how communication and relationships cross formal organizational boundaries. You need to be plugged in to navigate this environment.

In Part One I show how to get plugged in by adding or emphasizing three particular practices in your management approach:

1. Scanning for choices across the people, technology, and organization dimensions of workplace decisions—what ...

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