The Community of the Future

The Community of the Future

Book - 1998 | 1st ed.
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"This book of essays is full of rampant idealism. Itsauthors--educators, think-tankers, corporate executives,consultants, book authors, nonprofit association executives, and aGerman politician--share a desire to better the world through theirideas and actions. Many qualify as do-gooders in the best sense ofthe phrase."
--Christian Science Monitor

This third volume from the acclaimed Drucker Foundation FutureSeries focuses on the basis of society itself--the community.Featuring the examples of successful communities from New York Cityto Hawaii, The Community of the Future presents insights from PeterF. Drucker, Stephen R. Covey, Arun Gandhi, Elie Wiesel, James L.Barksdale, and many others. Their powerful essays explore what ourcommunities will look like tomorrow--how we will live, work,communicate, educate our children, and govern ourselves.

This collection shows readers:
* How to recognize and anticipate the trends that transformsociety
* The impact of new communications technology, including global andvirtual communications
* How to create organizational communities and communities in theworkplace
* How to envision and shape communities that will build values andembrace humanity

From businesses, to communities of faith, to schools, tocyberspace--the gamut of human communities is explored by theworld's foremost thinkers.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1998.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780787952044
Characteristics: xiv, 285 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Hesselbein, Frances


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