Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives, Ausgabe 158

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Warner Books, 1982 - 290 Seiten
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Details America's shift from industrial production to providing services and information.

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Nutzerbericht  - Steve_Walker - LibraryThing

Yeah, I read it. Read Alvin Toffler too. Megatrends had its 15 minutes, which unfortunately, ran all the way into the 90's. There were a number of authors who did the same dance, sang the same song ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - keylawk - LibraryThing

I confess the prescient chapter on the banks, faced with electronic changes, made my more sympathetic to the industry (not to the predators) than I was before reading. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Über den Autor (1982)

John Naisbitt was an American writer and public speaker. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 15, 1929. He studied at Harvard University, Cornell University, and the University of Utah. His career included working for IBM and Eastman Kodak. He gained experience in politics working as an assistant to the Commissioner of Education during the Kennedy administration and as special assistant to HEW Secretary John Gardner during the Johnson administration. In 1968 he founded the Urban Research Corporation and later, the Naisbitt China Institute at Tianjin University. He is best known for his first book, Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives, published in 1982. It was on the New York Times bestseller list for two years. In 1985, he published Reinventing the Corporation. His other books included Megatrends 2000 (1990), Global Paradox (1994), Megatrends Asia (1996), High Tech High Touch (1999), Mind Set! (2006), and China's Megatrends (2010). He received 15 honorary doctorates in humanities, technology, and science. His work in future studies influenced people around the world. John Naisbitt died at his home on April 8, 2021 in Velden am Wörthersee, Austria. He was 92.

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