Imprint: Triarchy Press
List Price: £20.00
Offer Price: £10.00
Size: 15.5 x 22.8 cm
Tags: social media, collaborative working, crowdsourcing, Facebook, workplace, organisations, innovation
Monkeys with Typewriters
Myths and Realities of Social Media at Work
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Monkeys with Typewriters - Reviews
"Jemima Gibbons recently published book, Monkeys with Typewriters is ... a new and refreshing read, a sparkling gem in a field of proliferating drudgery of read this now and it will change your life books. It also poignantly marks the period we are experiencing...
At its centre lies numerous informative and insightful conversations and stories. What’s profoundly different about his book is that is a narrative woven out of these conversations with about 50 thought leaders and practitioners the world of social computing ( and I must confess that I am one of the interviewees), written around their personal situations and personalities, their thoughts and experiences almost like investigative reportage.... What it presents is a rich tapestry of current thinking and practices that harness the power of open information flow in the realtime web.
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There was a lively session at CASS business school, where the book was launched. Alan Patrick blogged the entire discussion:
Voting for Social Media in the Workplace - broadstuff
"It's so easy to put an idea online. Why develop something behind closed doors when you can throw it out into the community and get free input and feedback?"
"The book is one of the best I've read on social media"
Jon Ingam, Web 2.0 consultant
"Jemima's writing style is wonderfully engaging"
"A timely and thoughtful reflection on how the social web is developing in London, both online and off"
Lloyd Davis, Founder, Tuttle Club
"Great insights into past and present notions of what it takes to be a leader"
David Wilcox, Social Reporter
"Jemima's book captures the zeitgeist"
Joanne Jacobs, Social Media Expert Consultant
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