The value of the knowledge worker

Peter Drucker: (1959)

Drucker believed that employees are assets and not liabilities. He taught that knowledge workers are the essential ingredients of the modern economy. Central to this philosophy is the view that people are an organization’s most valuable resource and that a manager’s job is to prepare and free people to perform. [17]

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes‘
‘There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job‘, which somehow seem to fit together very well.
“The purpose of an organization is to enable ordinary humans beings to do extraordinary things.”

Doug Engelbarth (1968)

“By ‘augmenting human intellect‘ we mean increasing the capability of a man to approach a complex problem situation, to gain comprehension to suit his particular needs, and to derive solutions to problems, ….. and to support the needs of high performance, problem solving teams. His objective was not ‘Content Management’, it’s always been direct support for communication intensive working processes – augmenting a team’s collective IQ.

How Web 2.0 is changing the way we work: An interview with MIT’s Andrew McAfee

Web was made for collaboration, not publishing, really. Check out the video here of www inventor Tim Berners-Lee: .Reinventing the Web , and the belows and aboves the collaboration bar in this presentation

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