How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
ISBN 9781440639487 | 368 pages | 17 Apr 2008 | Portfolio | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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The acclaimed bestseller that's teaching the world about the power of mass collaboration.“They are clearly on to something with the concept of Wikinomics.”
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.
“Especially valuable for its clear and ultimately persuasive analysis, bolstered by vivid examples.”
—The Wall Street Journal
“An intriguing and important book that belongs on your shelf.”
—The Washington Post
“A provocative examination of the changing nature of business . . . worthwhile for anyone launching or expanding a business of any size.”
“A breathtaking piece of work.”
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