Jon Katzenbach & Zia Khan on the Right Balance of Formal and Informal Organizations

How to make the formal and informal networks within an organization work together harmoniously.

August 20, 2010 / Podcast # 10-34

Jon Katzenbach & Zia Khan

Jon Katzenback and Zia Khan don’t want you to have fun at work. More specifically, they don’t want you to try to have fun; often that leads to trying too hard, strained attempts at socializing, and not a lot of work getting done. The work day flies by even faster when ideas are flying in meetings, instead of icebreakers. Jon and Zia say, leave the socializing and fun to the informal networks in an organization, and they will come to it naturally. Read more…