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Karl Marx was right. The workers do control the means of production; 1. Successful companies are different from the competition, and difference comes from the way people think rather than what companies make. In jonzs new world, it’s talent that makes the capital dance.
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Business as usual is uninspired and that’s no longer. Business as usual is uninspired and that’s no longer good enough; talent doesn’t want to work there; customers don’t want to buy there. In these times we need Funky Business. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving….
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Jan 09, Ilona rated it it was ok. If you are a younger reader, you might hardly understand why this book was so popular back in the day. Here are some examples for you which might correlate to possible experiences for you today and in the future: If you wonder how it feels to be a part of this, just remember the first time you were about to have sex: But instead of posting on Instagram, you write a book that pretends to be about economics.
I’ve left the book somewhere around p. It is great to see how excited the authors are about this whole World Wide Web thing: Mar 12, Bogdan rated it liked it Shelves: This book is not taking any step forward from the line of “management and business” books promoted in US. It is just a mix of known facts, but presented systemically, lots of quotes and “evidence” supporting one main idea.
I cannot say I totally agree their argumentation, but perhaps it is just the fact that I come from a different culture. Indeed the world has changed in the last years dramati This book is not taking any step forward from the line of “management and business” books promoted in US. Indeed the world has changed in the last years dramatically, and this has influenced everything in our lives.
And the sparkle that triggered this change was the protestant revolution, fueling it even up to our days. I am part of a more traditionalist society and I do not subscribe totally to some of the trends they believe will shape in the near future the life and work place. Overall, an interesting book, that should not be read as if it holds the absolute truth. My copy of this book is in Romanian. Mar 03, Alexandra rated it did not like it Shelves: Left this one somewhere halfway through and am not planning on going back.
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Either it was my translation, or Apr 02, Kiersten rated it it was ok. Started it, didn’t finish it–couldn’t get into it. Dec 28, Bryce rated it liked it. This book is about the future rudderstrale business. The book was written in so is a little outdated however the principles in the book still apply to the real world today. Oct 28, Nenad rated it it was ok.
I may be a bit too hush but the book is, in many ways, like reading one of those believe in yourself cheap psychology books.
Nevertheless it makes some valid points, though do not expect an eye-opener. The problem for me, maybe was that I expected much more due to the hype around the book and the authors – it was a bit of a let down. Apr 03, Serge gidderstrale it liked it.
Feb 23, Joe Raimondo added it. I saw Nordstrom speak at a conference — very insightful. Everyone rridderstrale to create temporary monopolies.
Aug 03, Natasa Tovornik rated it it was amazing Shelves: I guess it is true what the authors write at the beginning – this book riederstrale not gonna tell you what to think, it is going to make you think.
A classic to star thinking differently. Jun 02, Alberto rated it it was amazing.
It’s a great book for entrepreneurs, but you must consider the context it was written tunky before the whole dot-com boomridderstrake it’s outdated but the core idea is valid and enthusiastic. Jan 22, Matthew Poyiadgi rated it it was amazing. This is the best book I read in – hugley inspirational and a pleasure to read.
Aug 07, Tania rated it it was ok. Jul 08, Nathalie Zivkovic rated it did not like it. There is no thought. A lot of provocative name dropping for the sake of name dropping, very “funky” way of telling History. On the back cover of the book: It is just too small for effective exploitation and too big for energetic experimentation”.
They are confusing wishful thinking and the reality. rjdderstrale
This is not research. For instance, Banks will never work like startups. After this financial crisis, we see they are still there thanks to taxpayers’ money and behave bureaucratically. Everyone who works for a big company is in a bureaucracy. French mothers might be the most rigid mothers concerning meals. Moreover, if it were true, Tripp trapp would have disappeared. Some 15 years after publishing this book, it seems tripp trapp still sells well, whereas this book riddershrale.
Very good scientific research! This book is full of preremptory statements that are just the opinions of authors very fond of globalisation and new trends. It’s a neomaniac book that hasn’t passed the test of riddderstrale. After a hundred pages, I just stopped because I felt insulted. They really take the reader for an idiot I was skimming the book rather than reading it. I find it overly exalting, lacking consistence and outdated. Given the title, I expected a content related to business which could have been interesting despite the period it was writtenbut the book is depicting that period, over-using the word “funky”.
Only the examples of business which adapted to changes happening back then are backing up the idea that for thriving in business you need ridferstrale embrace changes and to adapt rapidly to those changes I rideerstrale skimming the book rather than reading it. Only the examples of business which adapted to changes happening back then are backing up the idea that for thriving in business you need to embrace changes and to adapt rapidly to those changes.
Oct 17, Irisha Starodubtseva rated ridderstrwle really liked it. Though the book was written more than 20 years ago, it is still relevant to modern economy. The possible reason for that is the businesss that it deals with philosophical questions much more than with practical ones and has a special poignant language.
There was no plot whatsoever and nothing revolutionary, but a bit of funny revelations Jul 10, Hermano rated it really liked it. Great read, I wish I had read this book 17 years ago. These guys were dead on as to what was going to happen in the business world. I saw them speak at a conference in Toronto years ridderstralw, and they are funny live. Dec 18, Narek Manukyan buiness it it was ok. Mar 11, Dasha Vakhina rated it liked it.
First I read this book in the first year of the business school and was excited about the new for me corporate world and business future. But the flow of ideas was too wide, so I couldn’t get any clear conclusion from it. The I decided to read actually to listen on my way to work the book again upon my graduation Their view of t First I read this book in the first year of the business school and was excited about the new for me corporate world and business future.