MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World

MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World

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By (author) Don Tapscott, By (author) Anthony D. Williams, Narrator Alan Sklar

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  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 165mm x 43mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Old Saybrook, CT
  • ISBN 10: 1400117305
  • ISBN 13: 9781400117307
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged

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In their 2007 bestseller "Wikinomics," Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams taught the world how mass collaboration was changing the way businesses communicate, compete, and succeed in the new global marketplace. But much has changed in three years, and the principles of wikinomics are now more powerful than ever. In this new age of networked intelligence, businesses and communities are bypassing crumbling institutions. We are altering the way our financial institutions and governments operate; how we educate our children; and how the healthcare, newspaper, and energy industries serve their customers. In every corner of the globe, businesses, organizations, and individuals alike are using mass collaboration to revolutionize not only the way we work but how we live, learn, create, and care for each other. You'll meet such innovators as: --An Iraq veteran whose start-up car company is "staffed" by over 45,000 competing designers and supplied by microfactories around the country --A "micro-lending" community where 570,000 individuals help fund new ventures--from Azerbaijan to the Ukraine --An online community for people with life-altering diseases that's also a large-scale research project Once again backed by original research, Tapscott and Williams provide vivid, new examples of organizations that are successfully embracing the principles of wikinomics.

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Don Tapscott is chief executive of New Paradigm, the think tank and strategy consulting company he founded in 1992. Anthony D. Williams is a research director at New Paradigm, a think tank and strategy consulting company. Alan Sklar is the winner of several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and a multiple finalist for the APA's prestigious Audie Award. Named a Best Voice of 2009 by "AudioFile" magazine, his work has twice earned him a Booklist Editors' Choice Award, a "Publishers Weekly" Listen-Up Award, and Audiobook of the Year by "ForeWord" magazine.