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The Resource The end of power : from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be, Moises Naim

The end of power : from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be, Moises Naim

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The end of power : from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be
Title
The end of power
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from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be
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Moises Naim
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end of power
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from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isnt what it used to be
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Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the leaders of today actually have less power than ever before, discussing the changing nature of leadership and the modern dynamics of power
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10171496
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Naim, Moises
Dewey number
303.3
Index
index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Power (Social sciences)
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adult
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from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be
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The end of power : from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be, Moises Naim
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. One The Decay of Power -- Have You Heard of James Black Jr.? -- From the Chess Board... to Everything Around Us -- What Changed? -- The Decay of Power: Is It New? Is It True? So What? -- But What Is Power? -- The Decay of Power: What's at Stake? -- ch. Two Making Sense of Power: How It Works and How to Keep It -- How to Talk About Power -- How Power Works -- Why Power Shifts---or Stays Steady -- The Importance of Barriers to Power -- The Blueprint: Explaining Market Power -- Barriers to Entry: A Key to Market Power -- From Barriers to Entry to Barriers to Power -- ch. Three How Power Got Big: An Assumption's Unquestioned Rise -- Max Weber, or Why Size Made Sense -- How the World Went Weberian -- The Myth of the Power Elite? -- ch. Four How Power Lost Its Edge: The More, Mobility, and Mentality Revolutions -- So What Has Changed? -- The More Revolution: Overwhelming the Means of Control --
  • Contents note continued: The Mobility Revolution: The End of Captive Audiences -- The Mentality Revolution: Taking Nothing for Granted Anymore -- How Does It Work? -- Revolutionary Consequences: Undermining the Barriers to Power -- Barriers Down: The Opportunity for Micropowers -- ch. Five Why Are Landslides, Majorities, and Mandates Endangered Species? -- The Decay of Power in National Politics -- From Empires to States: The More Revolution and the Proliferation of Countries -- From Despots to Democrats -- From Majorities to Minorities -- From Parties to Factions -- From Capitals to Regions -- From Governors to Lawyers -- From Leaders to Laymen -- Hedge Funds and Hacktivists -- The Political Centrifuge -- ch. Six Pentagons Versus Pirates: The Decaying Power of Large Armies -- The Big Rise of Small Forces -- The End of the Ultimate Monopoly: The Use of Violence -- A Tsunami of Weapons -- The Decay of Power and the New Rules of War --
  • Contents note continued: ch. Seven Whose World Will It Be? Vetoes, Resistance, and Leaks---or Why Geopolitics Is Turning Upside Down -- The Stakes of Hegemony -- The New Ingredients -- If Not Hegemony, Then What? -- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Traditional Power at Bay -- Soft Power for All -- The New Rules of Geopolitics -- Just Say No -- From Ambassadors to Gongos: The New Emissaries -- Alliances of the Few -- Anyone in Charge Here? -- ch. Eight Business as Unusual: Corporate Dominance Under Siege -- In the Land of Bosses, Authority, and Hierarchy -- What Is Globalization Doing to Business Concentration? -- The Power and Peril of Brands -- Market Power: The Antidote to Business Insecurity -- Barriers Are Down, Competition Is Up -- New Entrants and New Opportunities -- What Does All This Mean? -- ch. Nine Hyper-Competition for Your Soul, Heart, and Brain -- Religion: The Nine Billion Names of God -- Labor: New Unions and Nonunions --
  • Contents note continued: Philanthropy: Putting the Bono in Pro Bono -- Media: Everyone Reports, Everyone Decides -- ch. Ten The Decay of Power: Is the Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? -- Celebrating the Decay of Power -- What's Not to Like? The Dangers of Decay -- Political Paralysis as Collateral Damage of the Decay of Power -- Ruinous Competition -- Be Careful What You Wish For: Overdosing on Checks and Balances -- Five Risks -- ch. Eleven Power Is Decaying: So What? What to Do? -- Get Off the Elevator -- Make Life Harder for the "Terrible Simplifiers" -- Bring Trust Back -- Strengthen Political Parties: The Lessons from Occupy Wall Street and Al Qaeda -- Increase Political Participation -- The Coming Surge of Political Innovations
Control code
000050483125
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780465031566
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Label
The end of power : from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be, Moises Naim
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. One The Decay of Power -- Have You Heard of James Black Jr.? -- From the Chess Board... to Everything Around Us -- What Changed? -- The Decay of Power: Is It New? Is It True? So What? -- But What Is Power? -- The Decay of Power: What's at Stake? -- ch. Two Making Sense of Power: How It Works and How to Keep It -- How to Talk About Power -- How Power Works -- Why Power Shifts---or Stays Steady -- The Importance of Barriers to Power -- The Blueprint: Explaining Market Power -- Barriers to Entry: A Key to Market Power -- From Barriers to Entry to Barriers to Power -- ch. Three How Power Got Big: An Assumption's Unquestioned Rise -- Max Weber, or Why Size Made Sense -- How the World Went Weberian -- The Myth of the Power Elite? -- ch. Four How Power Lost Its Edge: The More, Mobility, and Mentality Revolutions -- So What Has Changed? -- The More Revolution: Overwhelming the Means of Control --
  • Contents note continued: The Mobility Revolution: The End of Captive Audiences -- The Mentality Revolution: Taking Nothing for Granted Anymore -- How Does It Work? -- Revolutionary Consequences: Undermining the Barriers to Power -- Barriers Down: The Opportunity for Micropowers -- ch. Five Why Are Landslides, Majorities, and Mandates Endangered Species? -- The Decay of Power in National Politics -- From Empires to States: The More Revolution and the Proliferation of Countries -- From Despots to Democrats -- From Majorities to Minorities -- From Parties to Factions -- From Capitals to Regions -- From Governors to Lawyers -- From Leaders to Laymen -- Hedge Funds and Hacktivists -- The Political Centrifuge -- ch. Six Pentagons Versus Pirates: The Decaying Power of Large Armies -- The Big Rise of Small Forces -- The End of the Ultimate Monopoly: The Use of Violence -- A Tsunami of Weapons -- The Decay of Power and the New Rules of War --
  • Contents note continued: ch. Seven Whose World Will It Be? Vetoes, Resistance, and Leaks---or Why Geopolitics Is Turning Upside Down -- The Stakes of Hegemony -- The New Ingredients -- If Not Hegemony, Then What? -- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Traditional Power at Bay -- Soft Power for All -- The New Rules of Geopolitics -- Just Say No -- From Ambassadors to Gongos: The New Emissaries -- Alliances of the Few -- Anyone in Charge Here? -- ch. Eight Business as Unusual: Corporate Dominance Under Siege -- In the Land of Bosses, Authority, and Hierarchy -- What Is Globalization Doing to Business Concentration? -- The Power and Peril of Brands -- Market Power: The Antidote to Business Insecurity -- Barriers Are Down, Competition Is Up -- New Entrants and New Opportunities -- What Does All This Mean? -- ch. Nine Hyper-Competition for Your Soul, Heart, and Brain -- Religion: The Nine Billion Names of God -- Labor: New Unions and Nonunions --
  • Contents note continued: Philanthropy: Putting the Bono in Pro Bono -- Media: Everyone Reports, Everyone Decides -- ch. Ten The Decay of Power: Is the Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? -- Celebrating the Decay of Power -- What's Not to Like? The Dangers of Decay -- Political Paralysis as Collateral Damage of the Decay of Power -- Ruinous Competition -- Be Careful What You Wish For: Overdosing on Checks and Balances -- Five Risks -- ch. Eleven Power Is Decaying: So What? What to Do? -- Get Off the Elevator -- Make Life Harder for the "Terrible Simplifiers" -- Bring Trust Back -- Strengthen Political Parties: The Lessons from Occupy Wall Street and Al Qaeda -- Increase Political Participation -- The Coming Surge of Political Innovations
Control code
000050483125
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780465031566
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