Download A Little Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing: Understanding Our by Dale Neef PDF

By Dale Neef

it really is acknowledged little wisdom is a deadly factor. it's a time commemorated cautionary assertion that has without notice got a brand new urgency. a bit wisdom is risky, simply because as a strength for dramatic switch, wisdom this present day is innovative. extra is understood and being discovered daily than was once ever recognized or discovered ahead of. As a right away consequence, the speed of change-and that suggests swap within the experience of every thing from enterprise to economics, technology, drugs, and politics-is commencing to speed up even more quickly than ever sooner than in mankind's heritage. the aim of this booklet then is twofold. First it really is to supply a broader case for motion for wisdom management-to clarify what it truly is, why it has occur and why it can be crucial. during this regard, we take a step again and check out to appreciate the foundation factors in the back of the data administration strategies are very varied, and in lots of methods extra very important, than one of these approach or productiveness development strategies we've handled ahead of. "Brains, no longer brawn. The luck of nations, businesses and folks within the subsequent century depends upon what they recognize and the way shrewdpermanent they're at utilizing this data. Dale Neef has given us the simplest define but of the forces at the back of this amazing switch on this planet economic system, the threats and possibilities all of us face, and the prizes that watch for the winners." -Hamish McRae, writer, the area in 2020, affiliate editor, "The Independent", London "Dale Neef has produced a unique success: a e-book which lucidly explains the robust using position being performed by way of wisdom within the rising international financial system. He offers a penetrating, all-too-rare trans-national standpoint which highlights in a hugely readable demeanour the old, social and technological context during which this revolution is occurring. In doing so, he has stripped away the hype and jargon with which many wisdom administration "experts" have clouded this structural swap within the worldwide financial system. Mr. Neef bargains a desirable array of evidence to aid his factors and is going directly to speak about the results of those advancements for managers, for firms and for nationwide governments. This e-book is a must-read for an individual actively engaged in worldwide enterprise today." -Jon Lowe, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of work "A Little wisdom Is a deadly factor presents a really accomplished view of the impression that the information revolution on our twenty first Century society. the commercial dislocations that Dale Neef describes are already occurring, growing the possibility that giant segments of our inhabitants won't have the talents for sustainable employment sooner or later. the consequences of those occasions at the social and political textile of our nation supply one nice pause for mirrored image and concern." -William R. Brody, President, The Johns Hopkins collage "Once back, Dale Neef combines simply the proper quantities of idea, academia and useful enterprise adventure to put in writing a really insightful ebook. In his consulting paintings, Mr. Neef's vast enterprise, cultural and academic history has allowed him to investigate difficulties from a wealthy number of views. during this booklet, he artfully applies this ability to wisdom Management." -James R. Breakey, Senior vice chairman, leader info Officer, eco-friendly Tree monetary company "This booklet is stuffed with facts... that we have to comprehend if we're to attract serious conclusions approximately how the information economic climate is impacting our companies and our lives. Neef offers us with a vast viewpoint, concentrating not only at the US, yet together with insightful comparisons with Canada and Europe in addition to many constructing nations. The numbers offer an eye fixed commencing examine what has replaced and what's altering within the wisdom economy...It is a e-book that demanding situations our pondering and ...provides a miles wanted conceptual framework to lead the activities enterprises might want to soak up the information economy." -Nancy M. Dixon, Associate...

Show description

Read or Download A Little Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing: Understanding Our Global Knowledge Economy PDF

Similar international business & finance books

Corporate Governance Around the World (Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance)

The final Asian monetary problem, coupled with the western sequence of company scandals, has brought on traders and electorate to doubt mangers’ skill to assure credible monetary information regarding organizations.  accordingly, legislators world wide have come to grasp the need of legislating within the quarter of company governance.

Japanese Participation in British Industry (Routledge Library Editions: Japan)

Eastern participation in British has elevated enormously in recent times. whereas the recent funding is welcomed for the roles it is helping create and the injection of recent expertise and managerial thoughts, many folks are frightened lest this elevated participation may still result in lack of keep an eye on of British by way of British nationals and adversely have an effect on British opponents and their fight for international markets.

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005: Market Developments and Issues: World Economic and Financial Surveys

The worldwide monetary balance record (GFSR) presents professional and up to date research of world capital flows that play a serious function in global fiscal development and monetary balance. The file makes a speciality of present stipulations in international monetary markets, reading monetary imbalances and structural matters which may pose dangers to balance and sustained marketplace entry by way of rising industry debtors.

The Second Conquest of Latin America: Coffee, Henequen, and Oil during the Export Boom, 1850-1930 (Ilas Critical Reflections on Latin America)

Among 1850 and 1930, Latin America's integration into the area economic climate throughout the export of uncooked fabrics reworked the zone. This stumble upon used to be approximately as dramatic because the conquistadors' epic war of words with local American civilizations centuries earlier than. An emphasis on overseas markets and capital changed protectionism and self-sufficiency because the hemisphere's guiding ideas.

Additional info for A Little Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing: Understanding Our Global Knowledge Economy

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 14 votes