Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)

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"EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS should be required reading for anyone interested in the ways exponential technologies are reinventing best practices in business." —Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google

In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth.

In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new breed of company—the Exponential Organization—that has revolutionized how a company can accelerate its growth by using technology. An ExO can eliminate the incremental, linear way traditional companies get bigger, leveraging assets like community, big data, algorithms, and new technology into achieving performance benchmarks ten times better than its peers.

Three luminaries of the business world—Salim Ismail, Yuri van Geest, and Mike Malone—have researched this phenomenon and documented ten characteristics of Exponential Organizations. Here, in EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS, they walk the reader through how any company, from a startup to a multi-national, can become an ExO, streamline its performance, and grow to the next level.

"EXPONENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS is the most pivotal book in its class. Salim examines the future of organizations and offers readers his insights on the concept of Exponential Organizations, because he himself embodies the strategy, structure, culture, processes, and systems of this new breed of company." —John Hagel, The Center for the Edge

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About the author

Peter H. Diamandis received degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering from MIT and an MD from Harvard Medical School. He is the founder of more than 15 high-tech companies. He is the co-author of Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think and Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.

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Diversion Books
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Published on
Oct 14, 2014
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Pages
249
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ISBN
9781626813588
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Development / General
Business & Economics / Entrepreneurship
Business & Economics / Management
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The best-selling book Exponential Organizations by Salim Ismail explained why we are seeing the emergence of a new kind of organization—the Exponential Organization—that thrives in the face of industry disruption and achieves its own exponential growth. Since the release of Exponential Organizations in 2014, Salim Ismail, Francisco Palao, and Michelle Lapierre have been working with leading organizations around the world (including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Visa, Stanley Black & Decker and Hewlett Packard) to help them apply Exponential Organization principles to avoid being disrupted and to take the lead in disrupting their own and other industries. The result is a ten-week process called the ExO Sprint that speeds up transformation while blocking the natural immune system response that organizations must overcome in order to successfully transform themselves.

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