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The Silo Effect
Author: Gillian Tett

ISBN: 9781844087587
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 25 August 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6 x 2.3
Description:
The brilliant and insightful new book from Gillian Tett, author of the bestselling Fool's Gold.

In The Silo Effect, award-winning journalist Gillian Tett examines the structural development of institutions such as UBS, Sony and the Bank of England. While the world is increasingly interlinked in some senses, it remains profoundly fragmented in others. As organisations become larger and more global than ever before, they are apt to be divided and sub-divided into numerous different departments to facilitate productivity. However, there is a trap to the inevitability of these silos. The tunnel vision and tribalism that silos can lead to makes groups less innovative and can lead to disastrous mistakes.

Institutions worldwide are made up of silos operating in isolation from one another. The Silo Effect is an eye-opening account that takes a radical anthropological approach in suggesting how we might draw them back together.

About the Author

Gillian Tett is Assistant Editor for the FINANCIAL TIMES where she has worked for fifteen years. In 2...

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