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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charlene Li Narrator: Sean Pratt Publisher: Gildan Media LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2010 ISBN:
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An essential guide for leaders who want to use social media to be open while maintaining control.

Be Open, Be Transparent, Be Authentic are the current leadership mantras - but companies often push back. Business is premised on the concept of control, and yet the new world order demands openness - leaders do not know how to be open and yet in control. This must-have resource will help the modern leader understand how to lead in the new open world - where blogging, twittering, facebooking, and digging are becoming the norm. The author lays out the steps that leaders must take to transform their organizations and themselves into being open - and exactly what that will mean.

  • Shows how to use social media to become an open organization
  • Offers basic advice for leaders who are adapting to the new era of openness in the marketplace
  • Offers reliable expertise - the authori is one of the foremost experts on social media and technologies
  • Helps leaders (in easy-to-understand language) orient themselves to social networking and other technological advances.

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stacy | 3/5/2011

    " Enjoying this book... full review to come. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Edengrace | 1/22/2011

    " Engaging and entertaining. Informative, good best practices. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Seth | 12/18/2010

    " Helpful view of social media and leadership. A bit more geared towards large companies, but still valuable for all who lead and are willing to step into the new age of collaboration and openness. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Zak | 10/5/2010

    " great read if trying to generate case for corporate investment in social media. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 9/16/2010

    " A very good blend of inspiration and implementation. It helps build the case for social media and gives tools to help develop a strategy to do it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Syamant | 7/19/2010

    " Interesting and quick read with a nice set of checklists. Though one felt, the examples, studies were a bit standard. Perhaps examples from different parts of the world would have been great. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris | 2/18/2010

    " A good book that I will revisit often. Glad to have it in my library. "

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About the Author
Author Charlene Li

Charlene Li is founder of the Altimeter Group and the coauthor of the bestselling book Groundswell. She is one of the foremost experts on social media and technologies and is a consultant and independent thought leader on leadership, strategy, social technologies, interactive media, and marketing. Li was previously vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research and a consultant with Monitor Group.