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best practices are stupid book by stephen shapiro

BEST PRACTICES ARE STUPID

#1 International Best Seller and Best Innovation and Creativity Book of 2011

Well-intentioned leaders, in their attempts to boost innovation, are inadvertently destroying it.  In Best Practices are Stupid, Stephen offers forty counterintuitive yet proven strategies for boosting innovation and making it a repeatable, sustainable, and profitable process. Shapiro shows that non-stop innovation is attainable and vital to building high-performing teams, improving financial outcomes, and staying competitive with peer organizations.

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