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Global Trends: Facing up to a Changing World - IESE Business Collection (Hardback)

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Hardback 296 Pages / Published: 31/10/2011
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Looks at the bigger picture, and the future trends that are going to affect the global business world over the next few years. The author analyses traditional themes such as technology and sustainability but also takes into consideration the effects of developments in other areas such as health, education and demographics

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230284869
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 619 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 24 mm


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'Adrian Done provides us with an enjoyably written and wide-ranging account of critical challenges of the coming decades. We ignore these trends at our peril. I recommend this book to all who need to prepare for the future which is all of us.' Professor Ian Goldin, Director, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford; previously Vice President, the World Bank and former advisor to

President Nelson Mandela

'Fasten your seatbelts there's turbulence ahead! Societies, businesses and senior managers arefacing enormous challenges. This insightful book analyzes them and thoughtfully assesses the threats and opportunities that are likely to emerge. Having armed us with increased awareness, Adrian Done offers a pragmatic approach to navigating the uncertainty and pulls no punches in

encouraging us to broaden our thinking and to act with rigor and purpose.' Jordi Canals, Dean of IESE Business School

'Adrian Done has given us a Michelin Guide to coping with a turbulent future. Global Trends is an authoritative, inviting summary of the major forces that are now shaping our world, for good or for ill. This masterful book shows leaders in all fields what they should consider doing as business, government, education, and everything else is transformed over the next few decades.' William E. Halal, George Washington University; President TechCast.org; author of 'Technology's Promise'

'Adrian's book has helped me to better understand the big picture of global change. It is mandatory reading for any business leader in order to understand the major trends triggering the need for business transformation.' Lars Gollenia, Global Head of SAP Business Transformation Services

'With our local communities and international business operations shaken by recent crises and disasters, it would be easy to take a negative view of the future. Yet Dr Adrian Done joins the dots, providing an antidote to both undue pessimism and irrational optimism. He realistically outlines the challenges confronting leaders, managers and citizens in the 21st century and encourages us

to address them with well directed actions.' Professor Chris Voss, London Business School

'Dr Done has written one of those rare management books with a strong vision towards the future. His insights help managers learn from the mistakes they made in the past and to successfully navigate their way through the challenges of tomorrow.' Mark T. Frohlich, Associate Professor, Kelley School of Business

'In a rigorous, yet entertaining and down to earth approach, Adrian Done shows how we can face up to this rapidly evolving world. Global Trends is a book that captures the imagination and energizes the soul a must-read guide to changes in the 21st Century!' Dr Niels Billou, Richard Ivey School of Business

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