The earth's resources are finite, climate change threatens to dramatically transform how and where we live, and the global economic system is in disarray. This title shows that almost everything that needs be done to support the environment is already being done somewhere in the world.
Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" was recognized as fundamental to an understanding of economics. This work shows us why Smith is still relevant, why what seems obvious now was once revolutionary, and how the division of labour, freedom of trade and pursuit of self-interest espoused by Smith are vital to the welfare of mankind, and funny.
Thomas Paine is one of the greatest political advocates in history. "Declaration of the Rights of Man", first published in 1791, is the key to his reputation. This book demonstrates how Thomas Paine's book forms the philosophical cornerstone of the first democratic republic, whose revolution is the only example that still speaks to us: the USA.
Shares the stories of leading innovative businesses to reveal why some companies succeed while others fail in today's fiercely competitive online marketplace, citing such examples as Amazon, Google, and AOL.
Explains the causes of the world economic crisis and how we should respond to the challenges it brings. This book urges readers to resist the siren voices that promote isolationism and nationalism as the answer to economic woes.
Shows us why Smith is still relevant, why what seems obvious was once revolutionary, and how the division of labour, freedom of trade and pursuit of self-interest espoused by Smith are not only vital to the welfare of mankind, they're funny too.
The knowledge, resources, and computing power of billions of people are self-organizing into a massive collective force. This book investigates how small businesses can achieve success by using a dynamic ecosystem of partners to co-create and peer-produce value in a networked economy.
The sequel to the international #1 bestseller, Wikinomics. Wikinomics showed how mass collaboration was changing businesses around the world. MacroWikinomics takes it beyond the boardroom to show how the mass collaboration is revolutionizing the way we live, work, and create.