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It's Alive! : The Coming Convergence of Information, Biology, and Business

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ISBN-10: 1400046416

ISBN-13: 9781400046416

Edition: 1st 2003

Authors: Chris Meyer, Stan Davis

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Why we are on the cusp of a new economic era that will make the changes and challenges of the Information Era seem like child’s play From the bestselling authors of Blur—a defining book of the Information Age—comes a startling glimpse into the near future and the emerging economy that awaits us. It’s Alive foretells the jolt the world is about to receive as the science of molecular evolution races out of the laboratories and into the business world. Think back to the early 1970s. Imagine the opportunities for your business, career choice, and investments had you received an advance report on the ways in which computer and information technology would revolutionize the world. It’s Alive…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Stan Davisis a distinguished public speaker, author, and business adviser, most known for his creative thinking and mind-stretching perspectives. His 2020Visionwas namedFortunemagazine's Best Management Book of 1991 ("the most mind-bending of the bunch") and his influential workFuture Perfectreceived Tom Peters' "Book of the Decade" Award in 1989. This is what led Federal Express, in 1993, to grant him their first "Visionary of the Year Award." His eight books appear in fifteen languages and he addresses audiences throughout the world. Dr. Davis consults about the strategy, technology, management, and organization of both major corporations and fast-growing enterprises. He taught for two…    

Introduction
Economic Evolution: Learning from Life Cyclesp. 3
General Evolution: Learning from Naturep. 27
Biology and the World of Moleculesp. 44
Information and the World of Bitsp. 69
Adaptative Managementp. 97
Seed, Select, and Amplify at Capital Onep. 131
Breeding Early and Often at the U.S. Marine Corpsp. 151
Creating the Capacity to Respond at BPp. 162
Born Adaptive at Maxygenp. 181
Becoming an Adaptive Enterprisep. 199
The Adjacent Possiblep. 229
Notesp. 247
Acknowledgmentsp. 257
Glossaryp. 259
Indexp. 265
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