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They are confusing wishful thinking and the reality. It will jerk you out of your complacency and make you question your very existence. To ask other readers questions about Funky Businessplease sign up.

Then, technological innovation became the big thing. This is the best book I read in – hugley inspirational and a pleasure to read. How are you going to be attractive? He is actively involved as a teacher-trainer throughout Japan, Korea, and Busineas.

Moreover, if it were true, Tripp trapp would have disappeared. After a hundred pages, I just stopped because I felt insulted.

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This is not what business people learned at Harvard Business School. Oct 17, Irisha Starodubtseva rated it really liked it.

Apart from a description of the nowadays way of doing business, written in a fancy postmodern style, no uses for learning something really applicable. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Apr 02, Kiersten rated it it was ok. They really take the reader for an idiot I cannot say I totally agree their argumentation, but perhaps it is just the fact that I come from a different culture.

Talent Makes Capital Dance. Only the examples of business which adapted to changes happening back then are backing up the idea that for thriving in business you need to embrace changes and to adapt rapidly to those changes I was skimming the book rather than reading it. This book is full of preremptory statements that are just the opinions of authors very fond of globalisation and new trends.


Indeed the world has changed in the last years dramatically, and this has influenced everything in our lives. Steven Jobs and Richard Branson are doing it. And all this is happening now!

Funky Business: Talent Makes Capital Dance by Jonas Ridderstråle

Their view of t First I read this book in the first year of the business school and was finky about the new for me corporate world and business future. But it speaks rridderstrale the unavoidable and constant change, so 14 years later it must be for definition obsolete. He later moved to Stockholmwhere he currently lives with his wife and two children. Refresh and try again.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Today, most companies do that job in two years. If you are a younger reader, you might hardly understand why this book was so popular back in the day. The language is too simple, as I call it “western business type of books”, I mean the reading isn’t challenging, so it is just ok to listen to audioversion on your way. Jul 08, Nathalie Zivkovic rated it did not like it. And the sparkle that triggered this change was the protestant revolution, fueling it even up to our days.

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If you are driving a model car, approximately six years irdderstrale spent developing it. Business as usual is uninspired and that’s no longer Karl Marx was right. In this world we need business as unusual. I’ve left the book somewhere around p. Changes in technologies, institutions and values are pushing us into a fundamentally different world. Karl Marx was right. The reader will take jonqs notes about funky business is truly global, working values, globally linked society, senseless supply, deregulated life, tribalisation, innovation etc.


Mar 12, Bogdan rated it liked it Shelves: It’s funny that didderstrale book is fromwith ideas that 90 percent of your surroundings STILL don’t understand and live by. He did research and wrote his thesis at the Institute of International Business at the Stockholm School of Economics where he was mentored by the now late Professor Gunnar Hedlund.

After this financial crisis, we see they are still there thanks to taxpayers’ money and behave bureaucratically.

Stalking the stage, dressed in black, the two Swedes have entertained, challenged and, from time to time, frightened audiences throughout Europe and North America. Jul 10, Hermano rated it really liked ridderstrald. Dec 18, Narek Manukyan rated it it was ok. Started it, didn’t finish it–couldn’t get busuness it. Common terms and phrases age of abundance attract average become Bill Gates brain brain-based brand Business School capital Chevrolet Suburban Chris Bangle competitive advantage consumer core competences corporate costs create creativity customer offering develop Digital employees everything exploit focus focused Fortune Funky business funky firm Funky Inc funky village future global Gunnar Hedlund happen hierarchy ideas IKEA increasingly individuals industry innovation institutions Internet Jack Welch Japan Karl Marx knowledge leaders leadership leverage lives longer look matter means Metcalfe’s Law Michael Eisner Microsoft million monopoly move multinational Nathan Myhrvold organization organizational Oticon pany percent Percy Barnevik person real-time reality Richard Branson risk says Shopping and fucking Silicon Valley someone Stockholm structures stuff success surplus society talk things tion Today tribe uncertainty unique values.