In today’s flatter, knowledge-based organizations, networks of informal relationships are often more critical to performance and innovation than those of formal divisions and units. The networks also have a lot to do with personal productivity, learning, and career success. Helping employees build vibrant networks can have tremendous payoff for managers in terms of both individual and departmental productivity. The paper examines this issue in detail.
Authors: Rob Cross, Sally Colella
Source: Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Subjects: Human Resources, Organizational Behavior