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Young World Rising How Youth Technology and Entrepreneurship Are Changing the World from the Bottom Up

ISBN-10: 0470417803

ISBN-13: 9780470417805

Edition: 2010

Authors: Rob Salkowitz

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Young World Rising gives you an exclusive glimpse into the new trend that'²s transforming global business and changing the dynamics of globalizationThe global Millennial generation is 4.1 billion strong, and the spread of data networks is empowering them to build radically new kinds of organizations adapted to a flat and crowded world. Young World Rising takes you on a panoramic tour of the new centers of enterpreneurial innovation on five continents. Explore the dynamics driving the emergence of the Young World Demonstrate how wired Young World insurgents are reinventing entrepreneurship Get an inside look at the most innovative Young World businesses from India, Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia Identify how your organization can capitalize on the rise of the Young World to find new talent, open new markets, identify investment opportunities and moreWith more than a dozen unique and in-depth case studies, Young World Rising is essential reading for every organization coming to grips with the challenges of globalization and demographic change in the 21st century.
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Daniel W. Rasmus is Director of Business Insights for Microsoftr Business Division, where he manages the development of long-range scenarios to inform how software will be used in tomorrow's work environment based on different social, economic, and political settings that may occur in the future. Prior to joining Microsoftr Daniel was an analyst with Forrester Research and wrote extensively about collaboration and knowledge management. His forthcoming book Management by Design will be published by Wiley in 2009. Dan lives in Sammamish, Washington, with his wife Janet and daughters Rachel and Alyssa.Rob Salkowitz is a writer and consultant specializing in the social implications of new technology in the workplace, and author of Generation Blend: Managing Across the Technology Age Gap, published by Wiley in 2008. He works with Microsoftr and other clients to articulate business strategy, and writes and speaks on issues related to the changing workforce. Rob lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife Eunice Verstegen.Daniel W. Rasmus is Director of Business Insights for Microsoftr Business Division, where he manages the development of long-range scenarios to inform how software will be used in tomorrow's work environment based on different social, economic, and political settings that may occur in the future. Prior to joining Microsoftr Daniel was an analyst with Forrester Research and wrote extensively about collaboration and knowledge management. His forthcoming book Management by Design will be published by Wiley in 2009. Dan lives in Sammamish, Washington, with his wife Janet and daughters Rachel and Alyssa.Rob Salkowitz is a writer and consultant specializing in the social implications of new technology in the workplace, and author of Generation Blend: Managing Across the Technology Age Gap, published by Wiley in 2008. He works with Microsoftr and other clients to articulate business strategy, and writes and speaks on issues related to the changing workforce. Rob lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife Eunice Verstegen.

Preface
Introduction
A Bright and Crowded Future
Three Forces Reshaping the World
Exploring the Rise of the Young World
Promise and Peril
The Rising Tide: Three Trends Driving the Emergence of the Young World
Demography and Destiny
The Rich Old World
The Poor Young World
The Spread of Ubiquitous Data Networks
Youth + Tech: The Emergence of the Global Net Generation
The Technology Age Gap in Global Perspective
Youth and Entrepreneurship
Innovation at the Bottom of the Pyramid
Technology and Indigenous Entrepreneurs
The Inflection Point
Laying the Groundwork: Aligning Institutional Investments with Young World Development Goals
Aligning Profit and Prosperity
Building a Public-Private Partnership to Equip the Global Net Generation with World-Class Technology
Connecting Young World Innovators to Resources for Incubation and Business Development
The Seeds Are Sprouting
Young World Entrepreneurship in Action
The Distinctive Qualities of Young World Entrepreneurship
Increasing the Skills of the Knowledge Workforce
Building Connections
Improving Conditions
Reaching the Global Market with Innovative Products and Services
Achieving Escape Velocity
Engaging the Young World: Strategies for Success
Engaging Young World Talent
Collaborating with Young World Partners
Investing in Young World Opportunity
Developing Young World Markets
Plan for Uncertainty
Conclusion
Executive Summary
Notes
Acknowledgements
Index