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Davenport, Thomas H. 1954-

Overview
Works: 180 works in 617 publications in 5 languages and 18,846 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Director, Editor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Other, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas H Davenport
Working knowledge : how organizations manage what they know by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing from their work with more than thirty knowledge-rich firms, Davenport and Prusak examine how all types of companies can effectively understand, analyze, measure, and manage their intellectual assets, turning corporate wisdom into market value. They categorize knowledge work into four sequential activities - accessing, generating, embedding, and transferring - and look at the key skills, techniques, and processes of each. While they present a practical approach to cataloging and storing knowledge so that employees can easily leverage it throughout the firm, the authors caution readers about the limits of communications and information technology in managing intellectual capital."--Jacket
Competing on analytics : the new science of winning by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning, Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G. Harris argue that the frontier for using data has shifted dramatically. Leading companies are doing more than just collecting and storing information in large quantities. They're now building their competitive strategies around data-driven insights that are, in turn, generating impressive business results. Their secret weapon? Analytics: sophisticated quantitative and statistical analysis and predictive modeling supported by data-savvy senior leaders and powerful information technology."--Jacket
Thinking for a living : how to get better performance and results from knowledge workers by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Thinking for a Living, Thomas Davenport contends that knowledge workers are vastly different from other types of workers in their motivations, attitudes, and need for autonomy - and thus require unconventional management techniques if they are to be more productive. Based on extensive research involving more than one hundred companies and six hundred knowledge workers, Thinking for a Living provides insights into how knowledge workers think, how they accomplish tasks, and what motivates them to excel." "Davenport identifies four major categories of knowledge workers - transaction, integration, expert, and collaborative - and presents a framework for matching each category with management strategies that yield the greatest performance."--Jacket
The attention economy : understanding the new currency of business by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Information ecology : mastering the information and knowledge environment by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

15 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Information Ecology, Thomas Davenport proposes a revolutionary new way to look at information management, one that takes into account the total information environment within an organization. Arguing that the information that comes from computer systems may be considerably less valuable to managers than information that flows in from a variety of other sources, the author describes an approach that encompasses the company's entire information environment, the management of which he calls information ecology. Citing examples drawn from his own extensive research and consulting, including such major firms as AT & T, American Express, Ford, General Electric, Hallmark, Hoffman La Roche, IBM, Polaroid, Pacific Bell, and Toshiba, Davenport illuminates the critical components of information ecology, and at every step along the way, he provides a quick assessment survey for managers to see how their organization measures up. He discusses the importance of developing an overall strategy for information use; explores the infighting, jealousy over resources, and political battles that can frustrate information sharing; underscores the importance of looking at how people really use information (how they search for it, modify it, share it, hoard it, and even ignore it) and the kinds of information they want; describes the ideal information staff, who not only store and retrieve information, but also prune, provide context, enhance style, and choose the right presentation medium; examines how information management should be done on a day to day basis; and presents several alternatives to the machine engineering approach to structuring and modeling information
What's the big idea? : creating and capitalizing on the best management thinking by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas H. Davenport and Laurence Prusak say that some managers have found ways to improve their odds of success in the risky but essential game of idea management. In What's the Big Idea?, they introduce a largely unsung class of managers they call "idea practitioners"--Individuals who do the real work of importing and implementing new ideas into businesses. While gurus reap most of the credit when big ideas take flight, Davenport and Prusak's research reveals that idea practitioners actually play the most important role: They turn the right ideas into action."--Jacket
Thinking for a living : how to get better performance and results from knowledge workers by Thomas H Davenport( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies four major categories of knowledge workers - transaction, integration, expert, and collaborative - and presents a unique framework for matching each category with management strategies that yield the greatest performance. Managers will learn how to: identify their company's most crucial category of knowledge workers; choose appropriate interventions and performance measures; use computers to mediate and structure knowledge work
Judgment calls : 12 stories of big decisions and the teams that got them right by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

18 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great decisions depend on judgment calls, but in a complicated and fast-changing situation (like a modern business), no one leader's knowledge and perspective is sufficient to make them wisely. Some decision-makers have found ways to tap the collective judgment of their people - and leaders of other groups can profit from them. What's the story behind great decisions? Is decision-making the responsibility of one leader or should it rest on the shoulders of the collective team? In Judgment Calls, authors Tom Davenport and Brooke Manville share twelve stories of organizations that have successfully tapped the diverse perspectives and deep knowledge of their people to build an organizational decision-making capability - a competence they say can make the difference between success and failure
Analytics at work : smarter decisions, better results by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In their previous book, Competing on Analytics, Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G. Harris showed how pioneering firms were building their entire strategies around their analytical capabilities. Rather than "going with their gut" when pricing products, maintaining inventory, or hiring talent, managers in these firms use data, analysis, and systematic reasoning to make decisions that improve efficiency, risk management, and profits." "Now, in Analytics at Work, Davenport, Harris, and coauthor Robert Morison reveal how all managers can effectively deploy analytics in their day-to-day operations - one business decision at a time. The authors show how many types of analytical tools, from statistical analysis to qualitative measures like systematic behavior coding, can improve decisions about everything from what new product offering might interest customers to whether marketing dollars are being most effectively deployed." "Based on new research and illustrated with examples from companies including Humana, Best Buy, Progressive Insurance, and Hotels.com, this implementation-focused guide outlines a five-step model for deploying and succeeding with analytical initiatives."--Jacket
Keeping up with the quants : your guide to understanding and using analytics by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'Keeping up with the quants', authors, Thomas Davenport and Jinho Kim offer practical tools to improve your understanding of data analytics and enhance your thinking and decision making."--The front flap
Mission critical : realizing the promise of enterprise systems by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mission Critical presents an authoritative and no-nonsense view of ES opportunities and challenges. Suggesting that ESs are not the right choice for every company, the author provides a set of guidelines to help managers evaluate the benefits and risks of ES implementation for their organizations."--Jacket
Knowledge management case book : Siemens best practises by Gilbert Probst( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and German and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a Foreword by Dr. Heinrich von Pierer President and CEO of Siemens AG While theoretical perspectives on knowledge management abound, there is clearly a lack of shared practical applications and experiences. This book provides a perspective on knowledge management at Siemens - an internationally recognised benchmark. Tom Davenport and Gilbert Probst bring together instructive case studies from different areas of this major transnational corporation that reflect the rich insights gained from years of experience in practising knowledge management. The Knowledge Management Case Book provides a comprehensive account of how organisational knowledge assets can be managed effectively. Specific emphasis is given to the development of generic lessons that can be learned from Siemens' experience. The book also offers a roadmap to building a 'mature knowledge enterprise', thereby enhancing our understanding of the steps that need to be taken in order to sustain competitive dominance in the knowledge economy. (Quelle: www.zvab.com)
Only humans need apply : winners and losers in the age of smart machines by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Only Humans Need Apply, Thomas Hayes Davenport and Julia Kirby reframe the conversation about automation, arguing that the future of increased productivity and business success isn't either human or machine. It's both. The key is augmentation, utilizing technology to help humans work better, smarter, and faster. Instead of viewing these machines as competitive interlopers, we can see them as partners and collaborators in creative problem solving as we move into the next era. The choice is ours, "--Amazon.com
Mastering information management by Financial Times (Périodique)( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and French and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprise analytics : optimize performance, process, and decisions through big data by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As businesses recognize the immense potential of analytics, they are increasingly treating it as an enterprise resource and an enterprise priority. Now, the world's leading researchers on large-scale analytics have brought together today's best practices for planning, implementing, managing, and succeeding with analytics on an enterprise level. Drawing on their pioneering work at the International Institute for Analytics, the authors illuminate the entire analytics lifecycle, addressing technology, applications, operations, governance, strategy, and more. They offer actionable solutions for leveraging proprietary data, gaining a new 360-degree view of the customer, measuring engagement in actionable ways, optimizing "(Bnext best offers," applying analytics at production scale, using cloud resources, and linking analytics directly to business performance. Then, in a full section on the crucial human side of analytics, they address everything from building and governing analytics organizations to integrating analytics throughout global businesses. Whether you're an analyst, manager, strategist, executive, or technology vendor, this book will help you implement large-scale analytics faster, avoid crucial missteps, and capture far more value
Strategic management in the innovation economy : strategy approaches and tools for dynamic innovation capabilities by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For both advanced students and business managers, this book presents a well-balanced combination of leading-edge theory, published articles by prominent scholars, and case studies & examples, all designed to substantiate a new strategic mindset, innovative tools, and practical applications for significantly increased innovative capabilities
Virtuous pagans : unreligious people in America by Thomas H Davenport( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Working knowledge : how organizations manage what they know
Alternative Names
Davenport, Thomas H.

Davenport, Thomas Hayes 1954-

Davenport, Tom.

Davenport, Tom 1954-

Davenport, Tom 1954- (Thomas H.)

Davenport, Tom (Thomas H.), 1954-

Thomas Davenport (universitaire) universitaire américain, spécialisé dans l'analyse et l'innovation en matière de processus d'affaires et de gestion des connaissances

Thomas H. Davenport American academic

תומס דוונפורט

대븐포트, 토머스 1954-

데이븐포트, 토머스 1954-

데이븐포트, 토머스 H. 1954-

ダベンポート, トーマス・H

戴文波特, 湯瑪士

Languages
English (279)

Chinese (11)

French (4)

Japanese (3)

German (2)

Covers
Competing on analytics : the new science of winningThinking for a living : how to get better performance and results from knowledge workersThe attention economy : understanding the new currency of businessInformation ecology : mastering the information and knowledge environmentWhat's the big idea? : creating and capitalizing on the best management thinkingAnalytics at work : smarter decisions, better resultsMission critical : realizing the promise of enterprise systemsKnowledge management case book : Siemens best practises