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Giant Steps in Management: Innovations That Change the Way We Work by Julian Birkinshaw, Michael J. Mol

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Chapter 7. Information efficiency

How can companies obtain the right information needed to take decisions? What are the best decisions, given the available information? The purpose of innovations in information efficiency is to improve the availability and use of information throughout the company, using formal tools and mechanisms.

Introduction

Introduction

One of the core tasks of management is information processing. Effective managers are good at picking up information from disparate sources, making sense of that information, and acting on its insights. And while certain types of information can only be gained through face-to-face meetings, there is still ...

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