Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything

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Penguin, Apr 17, 2008 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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The acclaimed bestseller that's teaching the world about the power of mass collaboration.

Translated into more than twenty languages and named one of the best business books of the year by reviewers around the world, Wikinomics has become essential reading for business people everywhere. It explains how mass collaboration is happening not just at Web sites like Wikipedia and YouTube, but at traditional companies that have embraced technology to breathe new life into their enterprises.

This national bestseller reveals the nuances that drive wikinomics, and share fascinating stories of how masses of people (both paid and volunteer) are now creating TV news stories, sequencing the human gnome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding cures for diseases, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, and even building motorcycles.
 

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Review: Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything

User Review  - Jeff Suwak - Goodreads

Upon starting the book, I probably would have given it a four star rating. It was thought provoking, and I devoured the first hundred or so pages. After that, things started to drag. First of all, the ... Read full review

Review: Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything

User Review  - Frank Mcgeough - Goodreads

A bit dated (2006) review of state of collaboration at a point in time. I was hoping for more analysis of what makes for successful collaborations. Like most business books a set of case studies are ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
WIKINOMICS
THE PERFECT
EconomicsAre
IDEAGORAS Marketplaces for Ideas Innovations and Uniquely Qualified
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THE NEW ALEXANDRIANS Sharing for Science andtheScience ofSharing 7 PLATFORMS FOR PARTICIPATION All the World IsaStage andYo...
Making Things 9 THE WIKI
COLLABORATIVE MINDS The Power of Thinking Differently
ENTERPRISE 2 0Harnessing thePower of Wikinomics Acknowledgements NOTES
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About the author (2008)

Don Tapscott is recognized as one of the leading business thinkers of our time. He authored several of the bestselling books of the last decade, including "Paradigm Shift, The Digital Economy, " and "Growing Up Digital.

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