"Author, Inventor, Trainer, Marketer, Corporate & Life Strategy Coach"
Tom earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University in organizational behavior and has taught at the Harvard Business School, the University of Chicago, Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, and the University of Texas at Austin. He has also directed research centers at McKinsey & Company, Ernst & Young, and CSC Index and teaches the Harvard Business School Executive Education course, Leveraging Knowledge in the 21st Century.
An agile and prolific thinker, Tom has written or co-authored ten best-selling business books and has been a creator and early author for several key business ideas including: knowledge management (four books, one the best-selling Working Knowledge); human approaches to information management (two books); business process reengineering (on which he wrote or co-authored the first article, the first book, and the first casebook); and realizing the value of enterprise systems. Tom's book, The Attention Economy, was named one of the ten best books of 2001 by Amazon.com and by Borders and was the winner of the Library Journal award for one of the best business books of 2002. What’s the Big Idea: Creating and Capitalizing on the Best Management Thinking, was published in May 2003 and has become a top 10 best-seller in several countries. Published by Harvard Business School Press in September 2005, Dr. Davenport’s latest effort Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performance and Results from Knowledge Workers, is already an Amazon bestseller. What’s next? Tom has conducted a major research study on “Competing on Analytics: How Fact-Based Decisions and Business Intelligence Drive Performance.” A much-anticipated related article was published in the January 2006 Harvard Business Review decision-making issue to be followed by a book later in the year.
Tom has written over 100 articles for such publications as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, and the Financial Times, and is quoted frequently in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Business Week, Fortune, Business 2.0, the Boston Globe, and Fast Company. Tom is also interviewed frequently by the broadcast media and especially enjoys appearing on NPR’s Marketplace. He was named one of 10 "Masters of the New Economy" by CIO, one of 25 "E-Business Gurus" by Darwin, and in October 2004 one of the most trusted consultants by Optimize Magazine. In June 2003 he was named one of the top 25 consultants in the world by Consulting Magazine.
With his vast storehouse of industry stories, research & data, and cutting edge ideas, Tom Davenport balances research-based business acumen with practical application. His areas of expertise include improving the productivity of knowledge workers, information and knowledge management, attention management, idea generation, innovation, competing on analytics, managing enterprise applications for business value, and business process reengineering.
Programs with brief descriptions:
Politics and Provisioning
How much knowledge should a business give away?
Competing With Analytics
Managing "knowledge workers" Brain teasing
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