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The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity
In The World in 2020, acclaimed commentator and best-selling author Hamish McRae paints a vivid competitive landscape in which culture and values will be the new sources of advantage for the industrialized nations. In the year 2020, all having embraced market capitalism, the North American, European and East Asian countries will be engaged in fierce economic competition. ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Harvard Business Review Press
(first published 1994)
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I read McRae's futuristic view of the world shortly after it was published. At that time, I was astounded by the insights and wisdom of the author relative especially to the potential future of higher education as it moved more and more to an on-line option. This is one of those books that I have something underlined on virtually every page. It's so frustrating, because it is easier to find a few pithy comments and then use those in select ways as part of my lectures, conference presentations, ...more