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BOOK OF THE MONTH
IMMUNE: A JOURNEY INTO THE MYSTERIOUS SYSTEM THAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE
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Give and Take
Adam Grant

Classification : Business, Management & Economics
Pub Date : Sep 01, 2014
Imprint : Hachette India
Page Extent : 288
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781780224725
Price : 599

About the book
The motivations behind today's most successful leaders and entrepreneurs come to a simple yet decisive explanation: there are people who give, people who take, people who match, and people who fake. Our world is filled with these givers, takers, matchers and fakers. Amazingly, those who succeed (not only personally but for their clients and companies) don't take or match. They give. (Although they're not necessarily philanthropic.) GIVE AND TAKE presents the fascinating secrets to givers' success. The results are unequivocal: givers gain big. Jack Welch, Richard Branson, Jon Huntsman Sr. - all of them are givers. In a world in which so many takers such as Bernard Madoff and Raj Rajaratnam have ruined lives and reputations, this book will reassure readers that the real power lies in becoming a giver. Since the vast majority of people aren't born givers, Grant not only presents the case for why givers win, he also offers their hidden strategies for winning.

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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.
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
Adam Grant is - plain and simple - one of the finest social scientists of his generation. But if that weren't enough, he is also one of the most accessible
     
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Adam Grant is the youngest tenured professor at Wharton, and an award-winning researcher and teacher. Previously, he was a record-setting salesperson, negotiator, and advertising director at Let's Go...(+)
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