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By Dale Neef

it truly is stated little wisdom is a perilous factor. it's a time venerated cautionary assertion that has unexpectedly obtained a brand new urgency. a bit wisdom is risky, simply because as a strength for dramatic swap, wisdom at the present time is innovative. extra is understood and being discovered daily than used to be ever recognized or realized earlier than. As a right away outcome, the speed of change-and that suggests swap within the experience of every thing from enterprise to economics, technological know-how, medication, and politics-is starting to speed up even more swiftly than ever sooner than in mankind's historical past. the aim of this booklet then is twofold. First it really is to supply a broader case for motion for wisdom management-to clarify what it really is, why it has occur and why it is vital. during this regard, we take a step again and check out to appreciate the foundation explanations in the back of the data administration ideas are very assorted, and in lots of methods extra very important, than one of these strategy or productiveness development thoughts we've got handled sooner than. "Brains, now not brawn. The good fortune of nations, businesses and other people within the subsequent century depends upon what they recognize and the way smart they're at utilizing this information. Dale Neef has given us the simplest define but of the forces in the back of this notable swap on this planet economic system, the threats and possibilities all of us face, and the prizes that look forward to the winners." -Hamish McRae, writer, the area in 2020, affiliate editor, "The Independent", London "Dale Neef has produced a unique fulfillment: a e-book which lucidly explains the strong riding function being performed through wisdom within the rising international economic system. He presents a penetrating, all-too-rare trans-national point of view which highlights in a hugely readable demeanour the old, social and technological context during which this revolution is occurring. In doing so, he has stripped away the hype and jargon with which many wisdom administration "experts" have clouded this structural switch within the worldwide economic system. Mr. Neef bargains a desirable array of proof to help his causes and is going directly to talk about the consequences of those advancements for managers, for corporations and for nationwide governments. This e-book is a must-read for an individual actively engaged in international enterprise today." -Jon Lowe, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of work "A Little wisdom Is a perilous factor presents a truly accomplished view of the effect that the data revolution on our twenty first Century society. the commercial dislocations that Dale Neef describes are already occurring, growing the possibility that enormous segments of our inhabitants would possibly not have the abilities for sustainable employment sooner or later. the consequences of those occasions at the social and political textile of our state supply one nice pause for mirrored image and concern." -William R. Brody, President, The Johns Hopkins collage "Once back, Dale Neef combines simply the appropriate quantities of concept, academia and useful enterprise adventure to put in writing a very insightful booklet. In his consulting paintings, Mr. Neef's large enterprise, cultural and academic heritage has allowed him to investigate difficulties from a wealthy number of views. during this e-book, he artfully applies this ability to wisdom Management." -James R. Breakey, Senior vp, leader details Officer, eco-friendly Tree monetary company "This ebook is stuffed with facts... that we have to comprehend if we're to attract serious conclusions approximately how the information economic system is impacting our companies and our lives. Neef offers us with a large viewpoint, concentrating not only at the US, yet together with insightful comparisons with Canada and Europe in addition to many constructing international locations. The numbers supply an eye fixed beginning examine what has replaced and what's altering within the wisdom economy...It is a booklet that demanding situations our considering and ...provides a far wanted conceptual framework to lead the activities firms might want to soak up the information economy." -Nancy M. Dixon, Associate...

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