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Surfing the Edge of Chaos: The Laws of Nature and the New Laws of Business

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Surfing the Edge of Chaos is a brilliant, powerful, and practical book about the parallels between business and nature--two fields that feature nonstop battles between the forces of tradition and the forces of transformation. It offers a bold new way of thinking about and responding to the personal and strategic challenges everyone in business faces these days.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 26th 2001 by Crown Business (first published 2001)
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Ron Quartel
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Found a reference to this book in The People's Scrum: Agile Ideas for Revolutionary Transformation by Tobias Mayer. This is the first book I have read on Complexity Science as applied to business transformation/evolution. Enjoyed it and will be re-reading it.
Elio Nakouzi
This book discusses analogies between natural systems and trends in economics. Although very interesting, it is less rigorous and convincing than I hoped for.
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Dec 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Thought it was a wonderful illustration of parallels in nature and the business world!
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