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    DescriptionWhy do so many world-changing insights come from people with little or no related experience? Charles Darwin was a geologist when he proposed the theory of evolution. And it was an astronomer who finally explained what happened to the dinosaurs. Frans Johansson's The Medici Effect shows how breakthrough ideas most often occur when we bring concepts from one field into a new, unfamiliar territory, and offers examples how we can turn the ideas we discover into path-breaking innovations.

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    The Medici Effect
    What You Can Learn from Elephants and Epidemics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frans Johansson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 257 g
    ISBN 13: 9781422102824
    ISBN 10: 1422102823

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    LC classification: HC79.T4 J625 2006
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    Edition statement
    First Trade Paper Edition
    Harvard Business Review Press
    Imprint name
    Harvard Business Review Press
    Publication date
    01 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Author Information
    Frans Johansson knows about intersections. He was raised in Sweden by his African-American/Cherokee mother and Swedish father. After majoring in environmental science at Brown University he went on to attend Harvard Business School. He was a founder and former CEO of Inka.net, a Boston-based enterprise software company, and VP of Business Development of Dola Health Systems, a health care company in Baltimore and Sweden.