The Resource Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg

Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg

Label
Originals : how non-conformists move the world
Title
Originals
Title remainder
how non-conformists move the world
Statement of responsibility
Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Title variation
Originals
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations. Adam Grant addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can fight groupthink to build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn't even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, Adam M
Dewey number
153.3/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD53
LC item number
.G742 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative thinking
  • Creative ability in business
  • Organizational change
  • New products
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Success in business
Label
Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creative destruction: the risky business of going against the grain -- Blind inventors and one-eyed inventors: the art and science of recognizing original ideas -- Out on a limb: speaking truth to power -- Fools rush in: timing, strategic procrastination, and the first-mover disadvantage -- Goldilocks and the Trojan Horse: creating and maintaining coalitions -- Rebel with a cause: how siblings, parents, and mentors nurture originality -- Rethinking groupthink: the myths of strong cultures, cults, and devil's advocates -- Rocking the boat and keeping it steady: managing anxiety, apathy, ambivalence, and anger
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780525429562
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015041287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn932116058
  • (OCoLC)932116058
Label
Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creative destruction: the risky business of going against the grain -- Blind inventors and one-eyed inventors: the art and science of recognizing original ideas -- Out on a limb: speaking truth to power -- Fools rush in: timing, strategic procrastination, and the first-mover disadvantage -- Goldilocks and the Trojan Horse: creating and maintaining coalitions -- Rebel with a cause: how siblings, parents, and mentors nurture originality -- Rethinking groupthink: the myths of strong cultures, cults, and devil's advocates -- Rocking the boat and keeping it steady: managing anxiety, apathy, ambivalence, and anger
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780525429562
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015041287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn932116058
  • (OCoLC)932116058

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