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  • Ori Brafman, Rod A. Beckstrom
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  • 02 January 2018
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The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations review ´ 103 Rafman and Rod Beckstrom share some unexpected answers gripping stories and a tapestry of unlikely connections The Starfish and the Spider argues that organizations fall into two categories traditional spiders which have a rigid hierarchy and top down leadership and revolutionary starfish which rely on the power of peer relationships The Starfish and the Spider explores what happens when starfish take on spiders such as the music industry vs Napster Kazaa and the P2P services that followed It reveals how established companies and institutions from IBM to Intuit t. The Starfish and the Spider The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations compares centralized and decentralized organizations A centralized organization is much like a spider cut off its head and the spider dies A decentralized organization on the other hand is like a starfish When an arm of the starfish is cut off the starfish generates an entirely new bodyPublished in 2006 Brafman and Beckstrom explore and explain the increase in the number of decentralized organizations Their discussions of organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous Napster and Al aeda make the concepts of decentralized organizations not only pertinent to today s economy and culture but also understandable The traditional top down hierarchy of centralized organizations creates levels of bureaucracy that make change within an organization slow going By the time the change is implemented it is out of date and in need of modification These spider organizations have a command and control which dictates the movement of the organization those employed must comply or risk being out of a job A decentralized organization creates an environment where there is no head all are eual and free to contribute to the changes and sustainment within an organization acting as a form of distributed leadership In this starfish organization the members of the group must convince all other members to move and change the collective make changes happen Norms not rules control a starfish organizationThe internet has changed how we view the world the next generation of professionals and work force employees will have grown up with access to knowledge and the ability to contribute to that knowledge freely Employees are looking for the catalyst for change to get the starfish moving and then having that catalyst get out of the way so the employees can make the organization successful This book is a key addition to professional reading lists for leaders and managers at all levels educators and students as well as employees within any organization The Routledge Handbook of Postsecularity rigid hierarchy and top down leadership and Forbidden Hollister #2 revolutionary starfish which SNAP rely on the power of peer Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Model Shop relationships The Starfish and the Spider explores what happens when starfish take on spiders such as the music industry vs Napster Kazaa and the P2P services that followed It Rašyti gali kiekvienas risk being out of a job A decentralized organization creates an environment where there is no head all are eual and free to contribute to the changes and sustainment within an organization acting as a form of distributed leadership In this starfish organization the members of the group must convince all other members to move and change the collective make changes happen Norms not Drugs and Child Maltreatment rules control a starfish organizationThe internet has changed how we view the world the next generation of professionals and work force employees will have grown up with access to knowledge and the ability to contribute to that knowledge freely Employees are looking for the catalyst for change to get the starfish moving and then having that catalyst get out of the way so the employees can make the organization successful This book is a key addition to professional Türkiye İslam ve Sekülarizm reading lists for leaders and managers at all levels educators and students as well as employees within any organization

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The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations review ´ 103 O the US government are also learning how to incorporate starfish principles to achieve success The book explores How the Apaches fended off the powerful Spanish army for 200 years The power of a simple circle The importance of catalysts who have an uncanny ability to bring people together How the Internet has become a breeding ground for leaderless organizations How Alcoholics Anonymous has reached untold millions with only a shared ideology and without a leader The Starfish and the Spider is the rare book that will change how you understand the world around you. About networked organisationsUsing some case studies like Napster alikes the book highlights the differences between spider and star fish type organisationsIt isn t perhaps very academic but that is probably a good thing There are some interesting ideas here

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The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations review ´ 103 If you cut off a spiders leg its crippled; if you cut off its head it dies But if you cut off a starfishs leg it grows a new one and the old leg can grow into an entirely new starfishWhats the hidden power behind the success of Wikipedia Craigslist and Skype What do eBay and General Electric have in common with the abolitionist and womens rights movements What fundamental choice put General Motors and Toyota on vastly different paths How could winning a Supreme Court case be the biggest mistake MGM could have madeAfter five years of ground breaking research Ori B. I first heard about this book through one of the Chief of Staff of the Army s reading list not the current CSA and it is also on the VCSA reading list It s intended to give the current leader a perspective on the starfish effect of decentralized organizations This type of approach can be effective in small organizations or in emerging technologies But I can t see it working in its entirety on a modern corporation Towards the end of the book the authors mentioned that there has to be a balance of the starfish effect Having enough innovation and catalysts to cause change but still retain a centralized organization Well this is like common sense A 100% centralized organization cannot thrive in the modern economy and a 100% decentralized organization might work for high school or college students running a tech upstart The book was written in 2005 or 2006 so the NUMMI auto plant example worked at the time but the plant shut down in 2010 due to the subprime mortgage crisis an the serious economic meltdown It s now mainly owned by Tesla to produce Tesla Model S cars And the NUMMI plant made some of the lamest and soulless cars in existence 80s Chevy Nova Corolla GeoChevy Prizm MatrixVibe etcOverall It s worth a read but would be apropos on a coffee table or as a summer reading extra versus a serious academic evaluation of different approaches to leadership