Birth of the Chaordic Age
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1999 - 345 pages
This is the story of how VISA International was conceived, founded and established. It challenges the ideas and radical philosophy about the nature of the world, the role of money and organizations in the world, reinventing leadership and management, and transforming business and society. Written by the founder, president, and CEO emeritus of VISA International, this is the story of how VISA International was conceived, founded and established. It is also the life story of Dee Hock, a maverick banker who put his own wild ideas into practice to create something the likes of which the world had never seen. This text challenges the ideas and radical philosophy about the nature of the world, the role of money and organizations in the world, reinventing leadership and management, and transforming business and society.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - adelmajd - LibraryThing
Interesting read. I would need to read the book one more time to digest the concept. I wold agree to agree that current organization have a big problem. I lived it for almost 10 years. I am just not ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jozzer - LibraryThing
Dee Hock spend much time contemplating while being in nature, to which he felt strongly connected. Therefor it came as no surprise that he decided to organise his company, VISA International ... Read full review
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