Organizing Genius: The Secrets of Creative Collaboration

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Basic Books, Mar 21, 2007 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Uncovers the elements of creative collaboration by examining six of the century's most extraordinary groups and distill their successful practices into lessons that virtually any organization can learn and commit to in order to transform its own management into a collaborative and successful group of leaders. Paper. DLC: Organizational effectiveness - Case studies.

 

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We are quite accustomed to the idea (or: myth) of the Great Man -- Steve Jobs as the creator of Apple's ingenious products, Muhammad Yunus as the founder of microcredit etc. This book is about ... Read full review

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To determine the characteristics of creative groups, Bennis (business administration, Univ. of Southern California) and Biederman, a Los Angeles Times reporter, here consider Disney Productions, PARC ... Read full review

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Warren Bennis is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California and a consultant to multinational companies and governments around the world. He also chairs the Advisory Board of the Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University. He is author of more than thirty books and dozens of other articles on leadership, including Managing the Dream, Organizing Genius, and Learning to Lead. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

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