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    DescriptionSociety is no longer based on mass consumption but on mass participation. New forms of collaboration - such as Wikipedia and YouTube - are paving the way for an age in which people want to be players, rather than mere spectators, in the production process. In the 1980s, Charles Leadbeater's prescient book, "In Search of Work", anticipated the growth of flexible employment. Now "We-think" explains how the rise of mass collaboration will affect us and the world in which we live.

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    Mass Innovation Not Mass Production
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Leadbeater
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 235 g
    ISBN 13: 9781861978370
    ISBN 10: 1861978375

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
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    BIC subject category V2: JFCA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: SOC022000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17850
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC22: 306
    LC classification: T
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    Libri: I-XG
    Abridged Dewey: 600
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    BISAC V2.8: TEC000000, COM060080
    DC22: 306.46
    BISAC V2.8: COM079000
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    Thema V1.0: JBCC1, JBF
    Profile Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Profile Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 July 2009
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    Author Information
    Charles Leadbeater is one of the world's leading authorities on innovation and creativity. He has advised companies (including BBC and Microsoft), cities and governments; has won the David Watt Prize for journalism; and is one of the top management thinkers in the world (Accenture, 2005). Previous books include Living on Thin Air and Up and Down the Escalator.
    Review quote
    I was gripped. The book's theme is as big and bold as it gets ... Leadbeater's book should be compulsory reading for all who seek to understand the driving force of this century Management Today Likely to be the most controversial book about the internet to be published this year ... I urge you to read it -- Andrew Keen The Independent a riveting guide to a new world in which a whole series of core assumptions are being overturned by innovations on the web -- Mathew D'Ancona The Spectator Expertly fusing philosophy and observation, Leadbeater depicts a world enriched by the creative and innovative possibilities of the internet and a more open, egalitarian and democratic society. -- Rory Tevlin Irish Times