“In this lively, well written book, Horibe helps us realize that we need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. She wisely points out that great leaders seek out and encourage people who will challenge them and their rules. This book is full of great tips on how to be this type of leader so you, too, can help innovation flourish in your organization.” — Susan Robinson, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Manulife Financial
Frances Horibe is a management consultant and bestselling author. Her first book, Managing Knowledge Workers: New Skills and Attitudes to Unlock the Intellectual Capital in Your Organization, was published in Canada, the U.S., Australia, Great Britain and Asia by John Wiley and Sons and is available in Spanish, Chinese and Norwegian. Her current book, Creating the Innovation Culture: Leveraging Visionaries, Dissenters and Other Useful Troublemakers In Your Organization has been translated into Arabic and Chinese. It is also available as a management CD produced by an international recording company. Ms. Horibe speaks and consults frequently with a wide range of clients, both nationally and internationally. Her new book, The 9.17% Solution, chronicles the dark side of business by closely following the machinations of five individuals employed by the fictional consulting firm, Summit Inc.
Managing Knowledge Workers: New Skills and Attitudes to Unlock the Intellectual Capital in Your Organization
Horibe advises managers on how to create a supportive environment for employees whose knowledge, skills, and experiences form a company’s intellectual capital. She provides practical strategies for managing, motivating, and retaining such workers and includes case studies and sample dialogues of difficult management situations and their successful resolution.