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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (198 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Don Tapscott, Anthony D. Williams Narrator: Alan Sklar Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In their 2007 bestseller Wikinomics, Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams taught the world how mass collaboration was changing the way businesses communicate, compete, and succeed in the new global marketplace. But much has changed in three years, and the principles of wikinomics are now more powerful than ever.

In this new age of networked intelligence, businesses and communities are bypassing crumbling institutions. We are altering the way our financial institutions and governments operate; how we educate our children; and how the healthcare, newspaper, and energy industries serve their customers.

In every corner of the globe, businesses, organizations, and individuals alike are using mass collaboration to revolutionize not only the way we work but how we live, learn, create, and care for each other. You’ll meet such innovators as

  • an Iraq veteran whose start-up car company is “staffed” by over 45,000 competing designers and supplied by microfactories around the country;
  • a “micro-lending” community where 570,000 individuals help fund new ventures—from Azerbaijan to the Ukraine; and
  • an online community for people with life-altering diseases that’s also a large-scale research project.

Once again backed by original research, Tapscott and Williams provide vivid, new examples of organizations that are successfully embracing the principles of wikinomics.

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  • “A dense subject—the interconnectedness of the modern world—comes alive with the inclusion of personal anecdotes that are infused by the warm tones of Alan Sklar’s narration.”


Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Karen Dinner | 2/1/2014

    " Loving this book (and the CBC Recivilization series based on it). It pulls together & integrates much of my reading & thinking about the shape of the future. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Carlos | 12/26/2013

    " possible future in business world, this because the same future itself is unpredicted but We can draw a possible escenarios that We must be attend. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Kevin | 12/25/2013

    " Another dull book. I thought for sure this one would be better than the first since I was reading it closer to its release date. Not so. Collaborate. That's the point. One word. Not a bajillion. Hell, M.C. Hammer had this figured out in the 90's. Collaborate and listen! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Marc Resnick | 12/25/2013

    " It was a good application of the Web 2.0 concept to public policy level issues. Not enough real information though. That's my usual complaint - too surface level. "

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