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“The Starfish and the Spider, like Blink, The Tipping Point, and The Wisdom of Crowds before it, showed me a provocative new way to look at the world and at business. It'salso fun to read!” —Robin Wolaner, founder, Parenting Magazine and author, Naked in the Boardroom
“A fantastic read. Constantly weaving stories and connections. You'll never see the world the same way again.” —Nicholas J. Nicholas Jr., former Co-CEO, Time Warner
“A must-read. Starfish are changing the face of business and society. This page-turner is provocative and compelling.” —David Martin, CEO, Young Presidents' Organization
“The Starfish and the Spider provides a powerful prism for understanding the patterns and potential of self-organizing systems.” —Steve Jurvetson, Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
“The Starfish and the Spider lifts the lid on a massive revolution in the making, a revolution certain to reshape every organization on the planet from bridge clubs to global governments. Brafman and Beckstrom elegantly describe what is afoot and offer a wealth of insights that will be invaluable to anyone starting something new—or rescuing something old—amidst this vast shift.” —Paul Saffo, Director, Institute for the Future “The Starfish and the Spider is great reading. [It has] not only stimulated my thinking, but as a result of the reading, I proposed ten action points for my own organization."—Professor Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
This is an excellent book, by one of the leading network security professionals in the world: Rod Beckstrom. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert A. Destro
Great read, I have tried to employ its lessons in my own field of work.Published 1 month ago by James Riley
An easy airplane read. Great stories, if anything perhaps a few too many stories without leading back to conclusions/action items in the last chapter.Published 2 months ago by Gregg Marshall
I picked this book up and didn't let go until I finished it. A must read!Published 2 months ago by E. Reyna
What do Burning Man, al Qaeda, and Alcoholics Anonymous have in common?
They’re all “starfish” – decentralized organizations with no single, central brain or control... Read more
If you would like to know that type of company you work for, this is a great book to understand it.Published 4 months ago by Clauber Stipkovic