The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations

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The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations

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If you cut off a spiders head, it dies but if you cut off a starfishs leg, it grows a new one, and that leg can grow into an entirely new starfish. Traditional top-down organizations are like spiders, but now starfish organizations are changing the face of business and the world.Whats the hidden power behind the success of Wikipedia, craigslist, and Skype? What do eBay and General Electric have in common with the abolitionist and womens rights movements? What fundamental choice put General Motors and Toyota on vastly different paths? How could winning a Supreme Court case be the biggest mistake MGM could have made?After five years of groundbreaking research, Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom share some unexpected answers, gripping stories, and a tapestry of unlikely connections. The Starfish and the Spider argues that organizations fall into two categories: traditional spiders, which have a rigid hierarchy and top-down leadership, and revolutionary starfish, which rely on the power of peer relationships.The Starfish and the Spider explores what happens when starfish take on spiders (such as the music industry vs. Napster, Kazaa, and the P2P services that followed). It reveals how established companies and institutions, from IBM to Intuit to the U.S. government, are also learning how to incorporate starfish principles to achieve success. Find out:How the Apaches fended off the powerful Spanish army for two hundred yearsThe power of a simple circleThe importance of catalysts who have an uncanny ability to bring people togetherHow the Internet has become a breeding ground for leaderless organizationsHow Alcoholics Anonymous has reached untold millions with only a shared ideology and without a leaderThe Starfish and the Spider is the rare book that will change the way you understand the world around you.

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If you cut off a spiders head, it dies but if you cut off a starfishs leg, it grows a new one, and that leg can grow into an entirely new starfish. Traditional top-down organizations are like spiders, but now starfish organizations are changing the face of business and the world.Whats the hidden power behind the success of Wikipedia, craigslist, and Skype? What do eBay and General Electric have in common with the abolitionist and womens rights movements? What fundamental choice put General Motors and Toyota on vastly different paths? How could winning a Supreme Court case be the biggest mistake MGM could have made?After five years of groundbreaking research, Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom share some unexpected answers, gripping stories, and a tapestry of unlikely connections. The Starfish and the Spider argues that organizations fall into two categories: traditional spiders, which have a rigid hierarchy and top-down leadership, and revolutionary starfish, which rely on the power of peer relationships.The Starfish and the Spider explores what happens when starfish take on spiders (such as the music industry vs. Napster, Kazaa, and the P2P services that followed). It reveals how established companies and institutions, from IBM to Intuit to the U.S. government, are also learning how to incorporate starfish principles to achieve success. Find out:How the Apaches fended off the powerful Spanish army for two hundred yearsThe power of a simple circleThe importance of catalysts who have an uncanny ability to bring people togetherHow the Internet has become a breeding ground for leaderless organizationsHow Alcoholics Anonymous has reached untold millions with only a shared ideology and without a leaderThe Starfish and the Spider is the rare book that will change the way you understand the world around you.
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Title The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations Height
Ori Brafman , Rod A Beckstrom Width
ISBN-13 9780143101352 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0143101358 Spine Width
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd Pages 240
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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