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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Tapscott (The Digital Economy ), chief executive of New Paradigm, a think tank and strategy consulting company, and Williams, New Paradigm�s research director, present a fascinating ... Read full review

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This book is not just about Wiki's but is really about how individuals, organizations, companies and the world will benefit and reap huge advances through the use of mass collaboration techniques ... 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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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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