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Semler turned his family's business, the aging Semco corporation of Brazil, into the Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler Paperback $ . So, when I found out he had written a book about it, I wanted to read it. Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace is a business autobiography by Ricardo Semler published in by Warner Books. The international bestseller that tells how Semler tore up the rule books. I first heard of Maverick author Ricardo Semler when I came across a blurb for his new .


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Workplace is a business autobiography by Ricardo Semler published in by Warner Books. Topics Maverick Ricardo Semler pdf. In “Maverick: The Success Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace” ( site link), Ricardo Semler tells the story of how he converted a. The following is a highlighted summary of the book, Maverick, published by Maverick. By. Ricardo Semler. To find a cure for time sickness, you first had to.

Create work for bean counters. Teach men to stone dinosaurs and start fire with sticks.

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The desire for rules and the need for innovation are, I believe, incompatible…Rules freeze companies inside a glacier; innovation lets them ride sleighs over it…A turtle may live for hundreds of years because it is well protected by its shell, but it only moves forward when it sticks out its head.

So many of them are better prepared to find error and to criticize than to add to the effort. To be the boss is what counts to most bosses. They confuse authority with authoritarianism. All these bosses have to keep themselves occupied, and so they constantly complicate everything…I wanted our people to have more contact with one another. I wanted less clutter. I wanted fewer levels. I wanted more flexibility. I wanted a new shape for our organization. This blog post seems neither as a review or criticism for purposes of illustration or comment as defined by U.

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Just bought the book yesterday and finding it quite educational. Employee empowerment. Growth probably has quite a bit to do with greed, but it also has quite a bit to do with maximizing return on capital. Of course if the owners are the management then by all means, do as you please.

The snippet I like most is the one about bureaucracies. This makes me think of our current government and how it functions. Most businesses today have managers trying to justify why they exist by practicing tyranny. It may be related, it may not. Those four factors are:. The purpose and character of the use. Transformative uses are favored over mere copying.

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Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace

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Wow, I love you guys. Just added this book to my site Wish List. Any chance I can get you guys to relocate your company to Philly? Get over it. The only person causing a problem is you. I posted it here for all to see. The book has been out since and we are not distributing the book verbatim to all and sundry. This is the new word of mouth. All we are saying is that this is what we learned from the book and go and read it. There are billions of other copyright infractions out there Frank.

Guys, download the book. download a copy for everyone you know. There is commentary on the book we like it and are encouraging others to check it out. Also, you left out this part from the link in your judgement:.

The fact that the Semco method is the exception and not the rule is because democracy is difficult and challenges those who want it least. They also provide the salaries of equally skilled people at competing companies.

So there are social pressures to be reasonable with your salary. If all you guys did was post excerpts of this book, I would stay subscribed. Very inspirational. Jack Stack has some great stuff too. So you tell an employee, you can get paid between 60, and 75, Brilliant book! Fundamentally changed the way I thought about business and how they treat customers and employees. Ricardo Semler is a brilliant business person. Giving employees the freedom to control their own time and the work they do is a smart business strategy.

The Seven-Day Weekend by Semler is an equally fantastic read. Oh you Americans thinking about lawsuits all the time. If i were Ricardo i probably would love to see my book quoted. This kind of book reviews i guess are great for sales. Posting one set of quotes from the book is clearly fair play, and obviously benefits the author.

Posting more sets of quotes from the book just smacks of laziness, tbh, and does start to feel quite ethically grey.

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I am glad that more and more people start thinking this way. Open-minded management.

I can see so many people in different companies being nailed down to their desks with their creativity left at home. We all have such potential but are usually in structures that does not allow companies to benefit from it. Instead we are taught producitivity systems that allow us to do more boring job instead of just making the job exciting. It is worth mentioning this blog: I found it very interesting. I found out by talking to my dad that bosses used be called administrators. I suspect that the more relevant problem for a small top flight shop with letting employees set their own salaries is that the employees will undervalue themselves out of modesty or a desire to be a good team player.

Ask hot shots what they are worth and they will usually come in at mid-market for their role , not realizing how much everyone else sucks compared to them. The book Getting Real is great too. My only wish is that it was in hardback so I could whack the un-real people over the head with it.

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Bonus question: I just love the phrase: I will print it and tape it on my desk until a new rule is created to stop this chaotic and potentially dangerous behavior! Very often rules and bureaucracy are imposed from outside authorities, governments and so on and the respect of the rules could not be left in the good will of the employees. And like XP, lots of people refuse to believe it can possibly work — even in the face of evidence from organizations who have been doing it successfully for years.

However, you are not to question them. You are not to confront them.

Do not even ask them if they are trespassing. And you Alexander, If you ever happen to stroll on my property. Please do not feel the need to justify yourself, excuse your presence, or explain yourself to some perfect stranger who demands an explanation. This discussion is completely theoretical of course. The creator of Vooza , "the Spinal Tap of startups. Any ideas?

Billy Waters on 07 Apr 08 The fact that the Semco method is the exception and not the rule is because democracy is difficult and challenges those who want it least. True democracy is a rare bird and utterly beautiful.

JF on 07 Apr 08 How could this work in reality? They also provide the salaries of equally skilled people at competing companies.

So there are social pressures to be reasonable with your salary. Jake on 07 Apr 08 If all you guys did was post excerpts of this book, I would stay subscribed. Very inspirational.

Jack Stack has some great stuff too. So you tell an employee, you can get paid between 60, and 75, Andrew Skegg on 08 Apr 08 Brilliant book! Fundamentally changed the way I thought about business and how they treat customers and employees. Cali and Jody on 08 Apr 08 Ricardo Semler is a brilliant business person. Giving employees the freedom to control their own time and the work they do is a smart business strategy.

The Seven-Day Weekend by Semler is an equally fantastic read. If i were Ricardo i probably would love to see my book quoted. This kind of book reviews i guess are great for sales. George on 08 Apr 08 Posting one set of quotes from the book is clearly fair play, and obviously benefits the author.

Posting more sets of quotes from the book just smacks of laziness, tbh, and does start to feel quite ethically grey. Paul Montwill on 08 Apr 08 I am glad that more and more people start thinking this way. Open-minded management. I can see so many people in different companies being nailed down to their desks with their creativity left at home.DPReview Digital Photography. Workers have unlimited access to the corporate records, and are taught to read financial reports.

He needed to change. After page each chapter covered a story about hiring someone or moving them to another department. Return to Book Page. Als je een leidinggevende functie hebt moet je dit boek zeker lezen!