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Powerful times: rising to the challenge of our uncertain world

Author: Kelly, Eamonn Publisher: Wharton, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 342 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0131855204Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Rising to the Challenge of our Uncertain World Contents Powerful Times Acknowledgments Preface CHAPTER 1 xv xix History Unleashed 1 2 7 8 13 Five Centuries of History Coming Undone Gobbledygook and the Gorilla Mental Maps and Paradoxical Certainties Making Sense of a Transformative Era SECTION 1 What's Happening?: Predicting the Present 17 21 21 35 CHAPTER 2 Clarity and Craziness Clarity Craziness CHAPTER 3 Secular and Sacred 45 45 53 Secular Sacred CHAPTER 4 Power and Vulnerability 65 65 77 Power Vulnerability xii CHAPTER 5 Technology Contents Acceleration 85 85 96 and Pushback Technology Acceleration Pushback CHAPTER 6 Intangible and Physical Economies 105 105 119 Intangible Physical CHAPTER 7 Prosperity and Decline 131 131 143 Prosperity Decline CHAPTER 8 People and Planet 153 153 171 People Planet SECTION 2 What If?: Changing for the Challenges Ahead 181 189 191 196 199 CHAPTER 9 Governance An Emerging Global Governance Local Innovations in Governance A Rising "Second Superpower" CHAPTER 10 Innovation 201 201 207 211 Innovating for "The Base of the Pyramid" Sustainable Solutions Education and Learning SECTION 3 What's Next?: Scenarios for the Next Decade Snapshots of the Future 219 229 229 234 239 CHAPTER 11 Three New American Century Patchwork Powers Emergence Contents SECTION 4 So xiii What?: Acting in an Era of Transformation 245 Our New Future 247 247 CHAPTER 12 Creating The New Realities for Business Endnotes Afterword: Using This Book in Your Life and Work 265 295

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