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

My dad turned me on to this book, took me a while to pick it up but once I did I finished it in a day; very captivating read, not in the same way as the Da vinci Code code but you get the idea.

Ricardo Semler helped to create a pretty cool work environment when he took over his fathers business. He started by firing almost all of the existing upper management and then over time created a truly ‘democratic’ workplace. Read an overview here.

he has some more recently published stuff as well