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In the global marketplace, people can work practically anywhere and anytime. Managing the Mobile Workforce shares stories about organizations that have taken the risk to unleash--literally--their workers from the chains of daily commutes, 9-to-5 business hours, and the same old cubicles they have sat in day after day, year after year, and even decade after decade.

David Clemons, an entrepreneur within the enterprise mobile and online training industry, and Michael Kroth, an expert and author on how leaders can create highly motivating work environments, together deliver rock-solid guidance on the essentials for building, leading, and sustaining a highly productive virtual workforce. Clemons and Kroth present the real-life relationships between managers and employees through interviews of thought leaders and executives that will engage your thinking about how the right leadership, combined with technology, can make all the difference.

Tools, tips, and strategies for hiring, training, supporting, and motivating the modern mobile workforce IDC has estimated that mobile workers worldwide will surpass one billion by 2011. This isn't just a trend, but the direction that business is heading. Managing the Mobile Workforce gives managers and executives at all levels key essentials for coping with this new reality, empowering them to create, sustain, support, and reward a highly passionate and productive mobile work force. Managing the Mobile Workforce

  • Shares startling facts and figures indicating how many workers already are and will be working
  • Explains why trust is the glue that binds managers and workers together across vast distancesand how to achieve it
  • Provides strategies to manage performance in a virtual world--and why mobility can actually increase productivity
  • Reveals how technology and great leadership can reduce the virtual distance between you and your mobile workers
  • Gives eight motivational principles and tools for mobile leaders
  • Suggests a new way of looking at the virtual team development process

Stories from top execs at Samsung, Deloitte LLP, Hewlett-Packard, LEGO, and the Federal Office of Personnel Management, along with thought leaders like Joel Barker and Stephen M. R. Covey and other key industry experts will show you how the mobile workforce is changing the very landscape of business--and what you can do starting today to recreate their successes in your own organization.

David Clemons has provided 20 years of executive leadership and innovation to the digital education industries. Today, as the CEO of Achieve Labs Inc., David is speaking nationally and internationally within the mobile industry. David lives in Eagle, Idaho, as a true mobile worker and employs a large "mobiForce," including international partners and content specialists.

Michael Kroth, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the University of Idaho in Adult/Organizational Learning and Leadership. He has authored Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the Workplace (2001). Michael has also coauthored The Manager as Motivator (2006) with Patricia Boverie and Career Development Basics (2009) with McKay Christensen.

Learn more about this book and David and Michael's work at www.managingthemobileworkforce.com.

Synopsis:

Real world-proven tools, tips and strategies for hiring, training, supporting, and motivating the modern mobile workforce

IDC estimates that mobile workers worldwide will surpass 1 billion by 2011. This isn't just a trend, but the direction that business is heading. Managing the Mobile Workforce gives managers and executives at all levels of familiarity with decentralized organizational structures key essentials for coping with this new reality, empowering you to create, sustain, support, and reward a highly passionate and productive mobile work force.

A mobile workforce is one in which you cannot just drop by to discuss matters at any given time. So David Clemons, a leading training solutions entrepreneur and innovator, delivers rock-solid guidance on:

  • Recruiting and hiring the right people for mobile work
  • Creating mobile work environment with powerful performance objectives, accountability, and feedback
  • Setting up the right managerial and technological support
  • Strategies for building continual improvement through training and collaboration
  • And the Seven Essentials for a highly productive workforce

Stories from top execs at Samsung, Verizon, JetBlue, Siemens, and other giants show you how the mobile workforce is changing the very landscape of business-and what you can do starting today to recreate their successes in your own organization.

About the Author

David Clemons has provided 20 years of executive leadership and innovation to the digital education industries. Today, as the CEO of Achieve Labs Inc., David is speaking nationally and internationally within the mobile industry. David lives in Eagle, Idaho, as a true mobile worker and employs a large "mobiForce," including international partners and content specialists.

Michael Kroth, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the University of Idaho in Adult/Organizational Learning and Leadership. He has authored Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the Workplace (2001). Michael has also coauthored The Manager as Motivator (2006) with Patricia Boverie and Career Development Basics (2009) with McKay Christensen.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part One: Connecting to Connectivity; Chapter 1: Moving to Mobility; Chapter 2: Keeping up with the Phoneses; Chapter 3: It's not just the Equipment, Stupid....; Chapter 4: Introducing The Passionate Mobile Workforce Model; Part Two: Seven Essentials for Creating and Sustaining a Passionate Mobile Workforce; Chapter 5: Deciding if and how a mobile workforce can build sustainable competitive advantage; Chapter 6: Choosing the workers needed to be competitive; Chapter 7: Providing the right technological support; Chapter 8: Providing the right managerial support; Chapter 9: Building collaborative structures; Chapter 10: Trust or bust; Chapter 11: Developing an Integration Plan for your Entire Organization; Part Three: The Players: Success Stories; Chapter 12: Examples of Executive Leadership in a Mobile Work Environment; Chapter 13: Examples of Small Business Leadership in a Mobile Work Environment; Chapter 14: Examples of Managerial Leadership in a Mobile Work Environment; Chapter 15: Examples of Individual Leadership in a Mobile Work Environment

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071742207
Author:
Clemons, David
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Kroth Michael
Author:
Clemons David
Author:
Kroth, Michael
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Human Resources & Personnel Management
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Management
Subject:
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Subject:
0071497927, Built to Serve, 0071590765, Beating the Global Consolidation Endgame, 0071590730, Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, 0071494731, Ending the Management Illusion, 0071548335, The New Gold Standard, 007148437x, How to Plan and Execute Strategy,
Subject:
9780787982805, Mastering Virtual Teams, 9780446670876, Vitrual Leadership, 0071349243, LEADING SELF-DIRECTED WORK TEAMS, 0071360654, DISTANCE MANAGER, ASTD, distance learning, iPhone, Droid, blackberry, Google Android, Android, innovation, collaboration,
Subject:
0071497927, Built to Serve, 0071590765, Beating the Global Consolidation Endgame, 0071590730, Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, 0071494731, Ending the Management Illusion, 0071548335, The New Gold Standard, 007148437x, How to Plan and Execute Strategy,
Subject:
9780787982805, Mastering Virtual Teams, 9780446670876, Vitrual Leadership, 0071349243, LEADING SELF-DIRECTED WORK TEAMS, 0071360654, DISTANCE MANAGER, ASTD, distance learning, iPhone, Droid, blackberry, Google Android, Android, innovation, collaboration,
Subject:
0071497927, Built to Serve, 0071590765, Beating the Global Consolidation Endgame, 0071590730, Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, 0071494731, Ending the Management Illusion, 0071548335, The New Gold Standard, 007148437x, How to Plan and Execute Strategy,
Subject:
9780787982805, Mastering Virtual Teams, 9780446670876, Vitrual Leadership, 0071349243, LEADING SELF-DIRECTED WORK TEAMS, 0071360654, DISTANCE MANAGER, ASTD, distance learning, iPhone, Droid, blackberry, Google Android, Android, innovation, collaboration,
Subject:
0071497927, Built to Serve, 0071590765, Beating the Global Consolidation Endgame, 0071590730, Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, 0071494731, Ending the Management Illusion, 0071548335, The New Gold Standard, 007148437x, How to Plan and Execute Strategy,
Subject:
Business management
Copyright:
Publication Date:
November 2010
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.000 x 6.000 in
Age Level:
0071497927, Built to Serve, 0071590765, Beating th

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Real world-proven tools, tips and strategies for hiring, training, supporting, and motivating the modern mobile workforce

IDC estimates that mobile workers worldwide will surpass 1 billion by 2011. This isn't just a trend, but the direction that business is heading. Managing the Mobile Workforce gives managers and executives at all levels of familiarity with decentralized organizational structures key essentials for coping with this new reality, empowering you to create, sustain, support, and reward a highly passionate and productive mobile work force.

A mobile workforce is one in which you cannot just drop by to discuss matters at any given time. So David Clemons, a leading training solutions entrepreneur and innovator, delivers rock-solid guidance on:

  • Recruiting and hiring the right people for mobile work
  • Creating mobile work environment with powerful performance objectives, accountability, and feedback
  • Setting up the right managerial and technological support
  • Strategies for building continual improvement through training and collaboration
  • And the Seven Essentials for a highly productive workforce

Stories from top execs at Samsung, Verizon, JetBlue, Siemens, and other giants show you how the mobile workforce is changing the very landscape of business-and what you can do starting today to recreate their successes in your own organization.

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