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Mavericks at Work

Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win

by William C. Taylor

  • 363 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Marketing - General,
  • Executive Management,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Management - General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Leadership,
  • Executives,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • United States,
  • Case studies,
  • Competition

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9236292M
    ISBN 100060779616
    ISBN 109780060779610

    The first book to document this change, Mavericks at Work is business "edutainment" for a smart, ambitious readership, profiling some of the most exciting-and often eccentric-CEOs in the United States, while detailing their remarkable strategies for success. OUR WORK OUR SERVICES ABOUT US. Bob Means Plumbing. Branding & Collateral. The Mill in Hershey. Restaurant Digital & Print Collateral. PHFA - Financial Fitness. .

      Being a fan of Fast Company, I had to check this book out. William Taylor is the co-founder of the popular business magazine and Polly LaBarre is a long time editor. Much like the magazine this book is a fast-paced to the point read of businesses doing business in creative ways and creating significant. MM Managing Organizations and People FONG Yeuk Hei Joyce (Student No. G) Book Review of Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win Introduction Mavericks at Work focuses on how organizations manage to innovate and stay ahead of the game. In the introduction the authors, William Taylor and Polly LaBarre (1), stated, “It is not a book of best practices.

      Mavericks break rules, not out of spite but because the rules don’t work. They are highly goal orientated, charismatic, and will question anything and everything!Author: Johnson Bandi. This book is like except that he listened to fans and made it a proper length book. The characters are fine and the story is interesting enough, but my issue with this installment (and it's a big one), is that he teases one of the most awesome and game changing elements in the series and then goes off to characters that AREN'T the Merry Band.


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The first book to document this change, Mavericks at Work is business "edutainment" for a smart, ambitious readership, profiling some of the most exciting&#;and often eccentric&#;CEOs in the United States, while detailing their remarkable strategies for successCited by:   Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win by William C.

Taylor and Polly LaBarre is a work of real insight. The authors wish the book could equip every reader to act more boldly as a leader and win more decisively as a competitor. After all, they wish the book provides readers the next practices to lead, compete, and succeed in the fast-moving world.

Mavericks at Work- Why the most original minds in Business win- William C Taylor and Polly LaBarre- This Book is about practically performing business. The Book is divided in four parts- Part one - Rethinking competition, Part two- Reinventing innovations, Part three- Reconnecting with customers, Part four- Redesigning work/5.

This book is intended to persuade readers of the power of business at its best. Which speaks to one of our major goals for Mavericks at Work--to restore the promise of business as a force for innovation, satisfaction, and progress, rather than as a source of revulsion, remorse, and recrimination.

Indeed, despite all the bleak headlines and /5(43). The first book to document this change, Mavericks at Work is business "edutainment" for a smart, ambitious readership, profiling some of the most exciting—and often eccentric—CEOs in the United States, while detailing their remarkable strategies for success.

Companies content to be just a little better than the competition may fade into mediocrity. That’s the warning from William C. Taylor and Polly LaBarre in their new book, Mavericks at : Cathy Mallen. The book constantly questions you, and at times provokes you to shut the book and redraw your business plans.

You will not be alarmed if you get a wake-up call reading this, or at least shrug you out of your comfort zone. Mavericks at Work is a must-read for entrepreneurs, leaders, rebels or any insatiable learner.

In the book “Mavericks at Work”, William C. Taylor & Polly Labarre mentioned how “Mavericks” leaded their company to success in this fast changing environment. According to Oxford Dictionary, Mavericks means “an unorthodox or independent-minded person”. This book showed how Mavericks’ unorthodox thinking leaded companies to success.

One of the basic arguments in this book is that, “when it comes to thriving in a hypercompetitive marketplace, ‘playing it safe’ is no longer playing it smart [and in business] mavericks do the work that matters most – the work of originality, creativity, and experimentation.

Sixth book in the Expeditionary Force by Craig Alanson, the Mavericks was maybe not exactly to my liking, since it followed the other humans in space, but it was still a very fine read.

About: Most of the book follows the other surviving humans who now call themselves Mavericks/5. Mavericks at Work by William C.

Taylor. Meet the innovators and upstarts who are inventing the future of business. Their unconventional ideas and groundbreaking strategies can become your business plan for the twenty-first century—a better way to lead, compete, and succeed.

Business as usual is a bust. View Homework Help - Mavericks at Work Book from MM at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. MSc in Management (Human Resource Management) MANAGING ORGANIZATIONS AND PEOPLE. The Economist called Mavericks at Work “a pivotal work in the tradition of In Search of Excellence and Good to Great.”Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, called Mavericks “a competitive playbook for the 21st century.”The Financial Times calls Mavericks “a defiant act, a bold and idealistic declaration of faith” in the power of business as its best.

In the book “Mavericks at Work”, William C. Taylor & Polly Labarre mentioned how “Mavericks” leaded their company to success in this fast changing environment. According to Oxford Dictionary, Mavericks means “an unorthodox or independent-minded person”.

Mavericks at Work William C. Taylor & Polly Labarre Book Review Lau Wa Kwan, Edwin G MM Managing Organizations and People (/ Term 1) Introduction In the past years, the environment changed vigorously due to globalization and rapid development of internet. If. Mavericks are the independent innovators or performers–often quirky–who do not run well with others.

They think and act differently. Many mavericks take mischievous delight in shaking things up. The goal of Mavericks at Work is to provide a fresh alternative to business as usual-an eye-opening, energetic, flat-out useful set of ideas and case studies that is as true to the maverick spirit as the break-the-mold ideas it champions and the unconventional leaders it chronicles.

We hope the book helps you to think bigger, aim higher, and. Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win The Economist called Mavericks at Work “a pivotal work in the tradition of In Search of Excellence and Good to Great.”Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, called Mavericks “a competitive playbook for the 21st century.”The Financial Times calls Mavericks “a defiant act, a bold and idealistic declaration of.

Meanwhile, organizations that were once dismissed as upstarts, or "mavericks," are making waves and growing fast. The only way to stand out from the crowd is to stand for something truly original. That's the lesson behind the companies, executives, and entrepreneurs you'll meet in Mavericks at Work.

They have devised exciting new answers to the. The Dallas Mavericks provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any.

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Mavericks at Work William C. Taylor & Polly Labarre Book Review Lau Wa Kwan, Edwin G MM Managing Organizations and People (/ Term 1) Introduction In the past years, the environment changed vigorously due to globalization and rapid development of internet. If organizations just follow the old success formula, probably it will go out of business.Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win by William C.

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