The Resource Building a Win-Win World, Henderson, Hazel, (electronic resource)

Building a Win-Win World, Henderson, Hazel, (electronic resource)

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Building a Win-Win World
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Building a Win-Win World
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Henderson, Hazel
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In Building a Win-Win World , world-renowned futurist Hazel Henderson extends her twenty-five years of work in economics to examine the havoc the current economic system is creating at the global level. Markets are now spreading worldwide-a spread which is often equated with the hope of democracy spreading along with it. But markets still run on old textbook models that ignore social and environmental costs-leading to a new kind of warfare: global economic warfare. Building a Win-Win World demonstrates how the global economy is unsustainable because of its negative effects on employees, families, communities, and the ecosystem. Henderson shows that win-win strategies can become the norm at every level when people see the true current and future costs of short-sighted, narrow economic policies. Henderson shows how humans are encountering the endgames of the competition/conflict paradigm, and identifies the signs of transition. Using warfare as a metaphor for the dark side of today's world economic system, she shows how both are destructive, inhumane, wasteful, irrational, inefficient, competitive, and crisis-driven. Both create more new problems than they solve. She describes how the globalization of the war system, technology, and industrialization brought the Cold War to a dead end. By the mid-1980s the global warfare paradigm had given ground to a global economic warfare which many economists, politicians, and business leaders hailed as a victory of capitalism and competitive "free markets." Yet this new type of warfare proved little better than the military warfare it was advertised to replace. By the mid-1990s global economic warfare had already reached crisis points of its own. Building a Win-Win World examines how jobs, education, health care, human rights, democratic participation, socially responsible business, and environmental protection are all sacrificed to "global competitiveness." Henderson shows many ways out of the dilemmas faced by all countries. New agreements are described to tame the global economic casino, regulate multi-national corporations, and levy fees for commercial use of global common resources-oceans, atmosphere, space, etc.-and tax their abuse. These revenues can then be invested in civilian needs and sectors worldwide. She also describes a trend toward "grassroots globalism"-citizens movements that are addressing poverty, social inequities, pollution, resource-depletion, violence, and wars. Grassroots globalism,..
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Henderson, Hazel
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Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company
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  • Business management
  • Creative ability in business
  • Creative thinking
  • Technological innovations
  • New products
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Building a Win-Win World, Henderson, Hazel, (electronic resource)
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https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/-/9781605098456/?ar
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1st edition
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412 p.
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online
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Made available through: Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company.
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computer
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rdamedia
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9781605098456
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Electronic reproduction.
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  • (Sirsi) a276481
  • (Safari)9781605098456
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Building a Win-Win World, Henderson, Hazel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/-/9781605098456/?ar
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
412 p.
Form of item
online
Issuing body
Made available through: Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company.
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781605098456
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a276481
  • (Safari)9781605098456
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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