Entering the Shift Age

Entering the Shift Age


eBook - 2012
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We are leaving the Information Age and transitioning into the Shift Age, a time of transformation and change that offers both great risk and incredible opportunity. In Entering the Shift Age, David Houle identifies and explains the dynamics and forces that have shaped our world and will continue to reshape our world for the next 20 years. He shows how the Shift Age means a world fully global yet focused on the individual, where the speed of change is so fast that change itself is the new norm. He also comments from the front lines of the Shift Age on issues and topics that affect our lives, from business and technology to environment, media and global culture. eBook 11 reviews the definition of Power and how the power structure is rapidly changing. In the Shift Age, it will largely move from the power of control (i.e., one or a few entities directly controlling large parts of society) to the power of influence (individuals being able to gain power by exerting their influence). Part 4: The Future of the Shift Age Introduction Chapter 25: Power
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2012], ©2012
ISBN: 9781402282997
Branch Call Number: 302.49 Ho
Description: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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