Practical, proven guidance for transforming the culture of anyIT departmentAs more and more jobs are outsourced, and the economy continuesto struggle, people are looking for an alternative to thegreed-driven, selfish leadership that has resulted in corporationswhere the workers are treated as interchangeable parts. This bookshows how the human factors can be used to unlock higher returns onhuman capital such that workers are no longer interchangeableparts, but assets that are cared about and grown. Refreshinglyinnovative, Transforming IT Culture shows howneuroscientific and psychological research can be applied in the ITworkplace to unleash a vast pool of untapped potential.* Written by an expert on IT culture transformation* Considers the widespread "cultural blindness" in businesstoday, and how it can be addressed* Draws on the author's repeated success transforming ITdivisions across major corporations by applying the humanfactors* Explains why social intelligence, human factors, andcollaboration are the source of harmony, shared learning, mutualrespect, and value creationEmployees want positive change in business, something to stopthe downward spiral we are on, both financially and emotionally.Transforming IT Culture shows how the essential ingredientto any high performing IT department is a culture where employeesare valued and managed to their strengths. Using the InformationTechnology profession as a lens through which we can understandknowledge worker productivity and how to seriously improve it, thisimportant new book reveals why Collaborative Social Systems areessential to every organization.