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The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 74: New Approaches for Cultivating and Nourishing Communications Networks
New approaches for cultivating and nourishing communications networks take a more human interaction approach to the effective transmission of needed knowledge than do traditional approaches. New approaches emphasize the building and maintenance of what is called leadership sharing (LS) communications networks, whereas traditional approaches emphasized noise and other transmission distorting factors. The following quote from a communication practitioner makes our point.
In business and innovation, communications have one primary, overriding purpose-to build relationships. Not to inform or persuade, not to plan or contract, not to document or account, not to direct or report, not to buy or sell, but to build lasting relationships. Hard to accept, isn't it. That means that ...