Frank Patrick's Focused Performance Business Blog
This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.
Friday, June 22, 2007
-- Jack points out that sometimes silos are merely an artifact of how the work gets done, identifying two flavors... Silos: Not Always a Problem Read "The key between these types of silos is that one is imposed by rigid structures and politics, and the other is imposed by demands of personal work styles and needs." When silos work. I like pieces like this, that apply common sense to cliches - that help to avoid knee-jerk reactions due to labels. It's too easy to fall into jargon habits.
management, organization, productivity, workflow
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