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Age of New Possibilities How Humane Values and an Entrepreneurial Spirit Will Lead Us into the Future

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ISBN-10: 1400053447

ISBN-13: 9781400053445

Edition: 2004

Authors: Reinhard Mohn

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We live in an exciting and rapidly changing time—every day it seems new inventions and innovations that change our way of life arrive on the scene. But while our day-to-day lives have become easier, the larger picture is now more complicated. Businesses are also faced with this quandary. Change is occurring in the economic sphere as quickly and often as it is in our individual lives, and the new global economy is presenting even more challenges to companies that must operate in an often unfamiliar worldwide arena. As a result, the modern business world is in dire need of a complete overhaul if companies are to adapt to an environment that is far different from the one in which they…    
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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 10/19/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.79" wide x 8.54" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.770

Dore Gold, the bestselling author of Hatred’s Kingdom, served as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations from 1997 through 1999 and has been a diplomatic envoy to numerous international leaders. Ambassador Gold, who earned his Ph.D. in international relations and Middle East studies from Columbia University, has written many articles for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and the Daily Telegraph. He and his family live in Jerusalem, where he runs the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. From the Hardcover edition.James Lileks is a syndicated columnist for Newhouse News Service. He comments weekly on BBC Radio's "American Food Trends".…    

New premises for the goals and methods of the entrepreneur
New goals for the state, new goals for the economy
The new management philosophy in the economy
The responsibility of the state in relation to economic policy
Enterprise culture as a contribution to democracy?
Managing the state and managing a business : some common features
Prerequisites for decentralized management in the state sector
The social responsibility of the entrepreneur in a democracy
Ensuring continuity : a social responsibility
Ensuring that the state can learn new things
An economic order based on identification
The future of enterprise culture
Examples of the work of the Bertelsmann Foundation
Conclusion : a humane alternative