The Resource Originals, Adam Grant, (electronic resource)

Originals, Adam Grant, (electronic resource)

Label
Originals
Title
Originals
Statement of responsibility
Adam Grant
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations. In Originals he again 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becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions.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? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, 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. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, Adam M
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Susan Denaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Denaker, Susan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative thinking
  • Creative ability in business
  • Organizational change
  • New products
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Success in business
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Originals, Adam Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/E14C72A7-D353-4A19-95F6-5EF75D0D788E/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=659784EB-40E0-4061-904D-17606BAD9980
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780147524430
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • 4877220
  • ocn942696992
  • (OCoLC)942696992
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Originals, Adam Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/E14C72A7-D353-4A19-95F6-5EF75D0D788E/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=659784EB-40E0-4061-904D-17606BAD9980
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780147524430
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • 4877220
  • ocn942696992
  • (OCoLC)942696992
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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