In Empowered, Forrester’s Josh Bernoff- coauthor of the pioneering book Groundswell- and Ted Schadler explain how to transform your. Review the key ideas in the book Empowered by Josh Bernoff & Ted Schadler in a condensed Soundview Executive Book Review. Summaries & book reviews. Josh Bernoff. & Ted Schadler. Empowering For managers, the only defense is to empower your own employees to solve those customers’.

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Education Futures Review: Empowered (by Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler) – Education Futures

Back in August, Josh Bernoff tweeted an offer for a free copy of his new bookEmpowered, in exchange for a review at Amazon. I enjoyed his previous book, Groundswell: Somehow, there was a delay in getting the book to me, and the text did not arrive until we were well into the fall semester — not a good time for a review.


So, this is a little bit late, but better than never. Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press In the book, Li berrnoff Bernoff write on how to integrate professional activities and the activities of the organization you work with into 21st century-relevant frameworks.

In a way, it is a roadmap for transforming organizations from industrial to knowledge and innovation-based social frameworks that value personal knowledge and expertise:. Empowered builds on these ideas a bit further, focusing on new media and how they impact traditional businesses.

Specifically, the book focuses on what they term HERO es: The concept is simple. Whereas disgruntled employees and customers can use social shcadler i. What the book lacks, however, are game changing perspectives on how to lead in the world of the Groundswell.

In other words, the text seems geared toward organizations that are trying to catch up rather than those that are leading social futures. In a world of expanding knowmadic and do-it-yourself opportunities, this book is likely to leave epowered leaders scratching their heads, wondering how they will possibly keep up with their employees.


The publisher provided a copy of the book for review. Please read our review policy for more details on how we review products and services. In a way, it is a roadmap for transforming organizations from industrial to knowledge qnd innovation-based social frameworks that value personal knowledge and expertise: Next Got a business plan for Open Educational Resources?

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