Organizing Genius: The Secrets of Creative Collaboration
Why do certain groups of smart, talented people produce greatness while others never live up to their potential? How do some managers with excellent skills lead their organizations to amazing feats while others fall short? The answers to those vital questions lie in the remarkable workings of a Great Group. In Organizing Genius, America's most respected leadership expert teams with a veteran journalist to explore the forces that foster creative collaboration. By analyzing six histories of Great Groups - from the Manhattan Project to the teams that developed today's personal computer - Warren Bennis and Patricia Ward Biederman uncover the secrets of collective genius. Their findings illuminate every field, from business to the arts, from education to politics. All Great Groups, they conclude, aim to do more than fix a problem; they're out to change the world. And they do.
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Review: Organizing GeniusUser Review - Devin Partlow - Goodreads
Really a 3.5, this book does a good job of analyzing specific greats groups for insight into the elements of a great group. The author also does a great job of summarizing the top 15 things you need ... Read full review
Review: Organizing GeniusUser Review - Michael - Goodreads
Warren Bennis has been writing and working this territory for so long he could write this book in his sleep. Maybe he did, for the amount of slack and the lack of energy in it. His team looked at ... Read full review