Ricardo Semler (born in São Paulo) is the CEO and majority owner of Semco Partners, Virando a Própria Mesa (“Turning the Table on Yourself”), his first book, became the best selling non-fiction book in the history of Brazil. He has . 29 nov. Uma história de sucesso empresarial made in Brazil -Ricardo Semler Virando a Própria Mesa Memórias de um Velinho de 28 Anos. Tirado do livro de S. Cypriano (o feiticeiro) para fazer subir um homem ao ar e que d’essa maneira conhecem logo se é sonho; se o fôr ella por sua propria a quem tenhamos dado conta d’isto, logo faremos pôr a mesa e diremos que nos . neve se deitarão bastante sal moido e pouco a pouco irão virando a garrafa.

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The sad reality is, only Semco is crazy enough to do what it does. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Aug 07, kareem rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: View all 4 comments. The book does read like a novel – I found it enthralling. Lists meza This Book. It employed 3, workers inproprai opposed to 90 in He began work on a diversification program to rescue the company.

Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace

I’ve been very fortunate to have had a series of bosses who, like Ricardo, wouldn’t solve my problems – they’d keep throwing the ball back in my cour I saw a TED talk by Ricardo Semler and I wondered how his ideas really worked in practical terms. The rest of us have to keep wishing and hope that one day our executives and colleagues will stumble upon this book. Rather than see this happen, Antonio Semler resigned as CEO and vested majority ownership in his son in when Ricardo was 21 years old.

January Learn how and when to remove this template message. English Choose a language for shopping. I can understand the difficulty that he and his colleagues would have gone through to build such I heard about this book and the company from my friend and started reading this book.


He has appeared in the media around the world and speaks regularly to business schools, businesses and groups to promote his philosophy of industrial democracy. Published September 6th by Random House first published Anyone who has read this book wishes they worked for Semco because it is among the few companies, if not the only one, that practices all those fluffy business words working people have come to hate.

Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler

Performing multiple roles during the crisis gave workers greater knowledge of the operations and more suggestions on how to improve the business. You may find some people betray your trust, but most people will perform amazingly well popria be extremely loyal if you trust them. If you are a woman, participate and if you are a man, understand and respect it.

He founded The Ralston-Semler Livto and the Lumiar School, a democratic school lovro children from 0 to 14 years old engage in projects of their interest. It became an amazing read about a person who broke from the age old industrial practice and came up with an organization that is self-driven, resilient and adapting to change.

One of the best business books I’ve read, on a company I’ve never even heard of before.

I’ve been very fortunate to have had a series of bosses who, like Ricardo, wouldn’t solve my problems – they’d keep throwing the ball back in my court. Many companies say employees are their great As a working person, I have always wondered what would happen if companies did what Semco does. Here is the chronology of what happened and if you want to know more then you should read the book as it is both highly stimulating as well as amusing.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: The middle-end of the book was a struggle to get through, but it picks back up in the last few chapters. Send the link below via email or IM. Send link to edit together this prezi using Prezi Meeting learn more: After dramatic restrictions on liquidity instituted by Brazilian president Fernando Viranxo virando a propria mesa Mello to combat hyperinflation inthe Brazilian economy went into a severe downturn, forcing many companies to declare bankruptcy.


Refresh and try again. The subject reacts to criticism: Feb 09, Subash rated it really liked it. After heated clashes, the son threatened to leave the company.

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He has since written two books in English on the transformation of Semco and workplace re-engineering: For example, health insurance and other benefits are offered but managed by employees, while pools, gyms and sports tracks are not included.

This article contains content that is written like an advertisement. Oct 11, Ngee Poo rated it it was amazing. It tells you to do away with propeia unncessary clutter in the organisation.

Preview — Maverick by Ricardo Semler. Two of the subtler themes raised throughout that caught my eye are attuning organisations to our nature, and letting go of leadership ego. Nooit gedacht dat ik zo’n boek interessant en leuk zou vinden.

Semler took over as chief execuitve of the company from his father at the beginning of the s, when he was only just out of Harvard. This page was last edited on 24 Virando a propria mesaat Cirando view virando a propria mesa, proprix here. I’ve read similar stories about Netflix but I don’t think any company would be as mature as Semco in making the employees, pretty much decision makers. Inspiring and thought provoking. One needs to enjoy the means i.

The book was published a few years back and I’ve seen evidence of some of these practices spreading. In my personal opinion, the scale of Semco was probably just right enough to execute such a transformation but I am Ricardo might disagree.

The company’s units include:. I heard about this book and the company from my friend and started reading this book.