Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace
"The international bestseller that tells how Semler tore up the rule books - and defied inflation running at up to 900% per year! ---Workers make the decisions previously made by their bosses --Managerial staff set their own salaries and bonuses --Everyone has access to the company books --No formality - a minimum of meetings, memos and approvals --Internal office walls torn down --Shopfloor workers set their own productivity targets and schedules Results --- Semco, the company owned by Ricardo Semler, is one of Latin America's fastest growing companies, acknowledged to be the best in Brazil to work for, and with a waiting list of thousands of applicants hoping to join it! An admittedly peculiar company with a new way of running an organization. It is neither socialist nor capitalist, but has invented a new way, a third way. A more humane, trusting, productive, exhilarating, and in every sense, rewarding way."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - johnkuypers - LibraryThing
One of the most remarkable tales of gutsy leadership. Semler cuts the layers, empowers the people and enjoys the fruits - financial success and a light leadership load. Read full review
Maverick: the success story behind the world's most unusual workplaceUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
First published in Brazil in 1988 as Turning the Tables , this book was the all-time best-selling nonfiction book in Brazil's history. Semler, the 34-year-old CEO, or "counselor,'' of Semco, a ... Read full review