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Give and Take By Adam Grant

Give and Take by Adam Grant

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Summary

An innovative, paradigm-shifting book that will captivate readers of Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Pink. In his landmark book, Grant illuminates why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom.

Give and Take Summary

Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant

Everybody knows that hard work, luck and talent each plays a role in our working lives. In his landmark book, Adam Grant illuminates the importance of a fourth, increasingly critical factor - our reciprocity, the way we interact with others when exchanging value. GIVE AND TAKE changes our fundamental understanding of why we succeed, offering a new model for our relationships with colleagues, clients and competitors. It demolishes the argument of the 'me first' worldview and shows that the best way to get to the top is to focus not on your solo journey but on bringing others with you. Engaging, intriguing and filled with surprising success stories from history to Hollywood, GIVE AND TAKE presents an approach to work, team building, productivity and profitability that is nothing short of revolutionary. We have been taught to think that people who give without expecting anything in return are at risk of being exploited, or burning out, but the truth is that they are often the most successful people in any given field. Using his own cutting-edge research as a professor at Wharton Business School, Adam Grant shows how helping others can lead to greater personal success. He demonstrates how smart givers avoid becoming doormats, and why this kind of success has the power to transform not just individuals and groups, but entire organisations and communities.

Give and Take Reviews

Give and Take is perfectly timed and beautifully weighted...Above all, Grant's book is optimistic, a refreshing change after years of reading angry indictments of fallen corporate idols...(an) excellent book. -- Andrew Hill FINANCIAL TIMES Backed up by anecdotes of success across a range of industries and scenarios, as well as numerous academic studies, the arguments of Give and Take are grounded in ample research...His writing style draws you in...it's an interesting take on game theory in a practical context, and the notion that givers can succeed is an inspirational one. CITY AM

About Adam Grant

Adam Grant is an organisational psychologist and the youngest tenured professor at Wharton Business School. He has won numerous research and teaching awards, earned a research fellowship from the National Science Foundation, and consulted and presented for organisations including Google, the NFL, IBM, Merck, the World Economic Forum, the United Nations and the US Army and Navy. https://twitter.com/AdamMGrant http://www.giveandtake.com/ http://www.facebook.com/profadamgrant

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GOR005314697
9780297868415
0297868411
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
2013-05-01
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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