Funky Business: Talent Makes Capital Dance
Karl Marx was right. The workers do control the means of production; 1.3 kilograms of brain holds the key to all our futures.
Successful companies are different from the competition, and difference comes from the way people think rather than what companies make. In the new world, it's talent that makes the capital dance. Business as usual is uninspired and that's no longer...more
- The authors are as excited as you will be when you will have the first all-included trip to a skiing resort on Mars.
- The authors are as enthusiastic as you will be during your first hologram "call" (probably there will be another name for this).
- The authors are using word "Funky" so ...more
I cannot say I totally agree their argumentation, but perhaps it is just the fact that I come from a different culture. Indeed the world has changed in the last 300 years dramati ...more
it's pop economics.
Nevertheless it makes some valid points, though do not expect an eye-opener.
The problem for me, maybe was that I expected much more due to the hype around the book and the authors - it was a bit of a let down.
Not thought provoking at all. There is no thought.
A lot of provocative name dropping for the sake of name dropping, very "funky" way of telling History.
On the back cover of the book:"FB is rigourously researched..." - Business voice
Now, see p. 73 "The bureaucratic firm is dead. It is just too small for effective exploitation and too big for energetic experimentation". They are confusing wishful thinking and the reality. This is not research. For instance ...more
PS; This book is an up-dated version of t ...more
It's funny that this book is from 2002, with ideas that 90 percent of your surroundings STILL don't understand and live by. You'll feel that especially if you have any contact with companies.
So get the hell OUT of that nursing home community and just read this.