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how mass collaboration changes everything

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This edition was published in by Portfolio in New York, N.Y.

Written in English

324 pages

An updated edition of the national bestseller—now with a new introduction and a new chapterToday, encyclopedias, jetliners, operating systems, mutual funds, and many other items are being created by teams numbering in the thousands or even millions. While some leaders fear the heaving growth of these massive online communities, Wikinomics proves this fear is folly. Smart firms can harness collective capability and genius to spur innovation, growth, and success.A brilliant guide to one of the most profound changes of our time, Wikinomics challenges our most deeply-rooted assumptions about business and will prove indispensable to anyone who wants to understand competitiveness in the twenty- first century.Based on a $9 million research project led by bestselling author Don Tapscott, Wikinomics shows how masses of people can participate in the economy like never before. They are creating TV news stories, sequencing the human genome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding a cure for disease, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, or even building motorcycles. You'll read about:• Rob McEwen, the Goldcorp, Inc. CEO who used open source tactics and an online competition to save his company and breathe new life into an old-fashioned industry.• Flickr, Second Life, YouTube, and other thriving online communities that transcend social networking to pioneer a new form of collaborative production.• Mature companies like Procter & Gamble that cultivate nimble, trust-based relationships with external collaborators to form vibrant business ecosystems.An important look into the future, Wikinomics will be your road map for doing business in the twenty-first century.

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Wikinomics
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Wikinomics
2008, Penguin Group USA, Inc.
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Wikinomics: how mass collaboration changes everything
2008, Portfolio
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Weiji jing ji xue: da gui mo xie zuo ru he gai bian yi qie
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Cover of: Wikinomics
Wikinomics: how mass collaboration changes everything
2006, Portfolio
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How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything

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An updated edition of the national bestseller—now with a new introduction and a new chapterToday, encyclopedias, jetliners, operating systems, mutual funds, and many other items are being created by teams numbering in the thousands or even millions. While some leaders fear the heaving growth of these massive online communities, Wikinomics proves this fear is folly. Smart firms can harness collective capability and genius to spur innovation, growth, and success.A brilliant guide to one of the most profound changes of our time, Wikinomics challenges our most deeply-rooted assumptions about business and will prove indispensable to anyone who wants to understand competitiveness in the twenty- first century.Based on a $9 million research project led by bestselling author Don Tapscott, Wikinomics shows how masses of people can participate in the economy like never before. They are creating TV news stories, sequencing the human genome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding a cure for disease, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, or even building motorcycles. You'll read about:• Rob McEwen, the Goldcorp, Inc. CEO who used open source tactics and an online competition to save his company and breathe new life into an old-fashioned industry.• Flickr, Second Life, YouTube, and other thriving online communities that transcend social networking to pioneer a new form of collaborative production.• Mature companies like Procter & Gamble that cultivate nimble, trust-based relationships with external collaborators to form vibrant business ecosystems.An important look into the future, Wikinomics will be your road map for doing business in the twenty-first century.

Wikinomics

how mass collaboration changes everything

This edition was published in by Portfolio in New York, N.Y.


Table of Contents

The art and science of peer production
The perfect storm
The peer pioneers
Ideagoras
The prosumers
The new Alexandrians
Platforms for participation
The global plant floor
The Wiki workplace
The collaborative mind.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Dewey Decimal Class
658/.046
Library of Congress
HD69.S8 T37 2006

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Open Library
OL22240819M
Internet Archive
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ISBN 10
1591841380
ISBN 13
9781591841388
LC Control Number
2006051390
OCLC/WorldCat
71266654
Library Thing
1922156
Goodreads
154341

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