Franklin

The starfish and the spider : the unstoppable power of leaderless organizations / Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom.

Author/Creator:
Brafman, Ori.
Publication:
New York : Portfolio, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Decentralization in management.
Organizational behavior.
Success in business.
Summary:
Includes information on Alcoholics Anonymous, al Qaeda, Amazon, Animal Liberation Front, Apaches, eBay, General Motors, Goodwill Industries, Google, Grokster, Kazaa, music piracy, Napster, P2P (peer to peer) services, Quakers, record industry, U.S. Supreme Court, Wikipedia, etc.
Contents:
1. MGM's mistake and the Apache mystery
2. The spider, the starfish, and the president of the Internet
3. A sea of starfish
4. Standing on five legs
5. The hidden power of the catalyst
6. Taking on decentralization
7. The combo special : the hybrid organization
8. In search of the sweet spot
9. The new world.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-217) and index.
Contributor:
Beckstrom, Rod A.
ISBN:
1591841437
9781591841432 (hbk.)
9789781591846 432 (hbk.)
9781591846 432 (hbk.)
OCLC:
67393090
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