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Learning Consortium For The Creative Economy Is Launched

By Steve Denning – The Learning Consortium will explore the leadership and management practices emerging to deal with a marketplace that requires continuous customer-driven innovation. It will study ongoing transformational shifts in management, away from hierarchical bureaucracy and toward more … Continue reading

Is The Creative Economy Also In Trouble?

By Steve Denning – The first Industrial Revolution was that of steam and railroads from 1750 to 1830. The second Industrial Revolution was that of electricity, internal combustion engine, running water, indoor toilets, communications, entertainment, chemicals, petroleum which went from … Continue reading

Why hiring the ‘best’ people produces the least creative results

BOOK REVIEW The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay Off in the Knowledge Economy, Author: Scott E Page. By Scott E Page – The complexity of modern problems often precludes any one person from fully understanding them. Factors contributing to … Continue reading

Intellectual property for the twenty-first-century economy

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, Dean Baker and Arjun Jayadev – The central problem is that knowledge is a (global) public good, both in the technical sense that the marginal cost of someone using it is zero, and in the more … Continue reading

Three Fallacies That Make You Fear a Robot Economy

By Branko Milanović – Introduction of machinery to replace repetitive (or even more creative) labor has been applied on a significant scale since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Robots are not different from any other machine. The first is … Continue reading

We can’t save the economy unless we fix our debt addiction

BOOK REVIEW Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Destroy the Global Economy, Author: Michael Hudson. By Michael Hudson – As an economic process, financialization makes money through debt leverage — taking on debt to pay for things that … Continue reading

The Financialization of the Economy

BOOK REVIEW The Trouble with Markets: Saving Capitalism from Itself, Author: Roger Bootle. By John Mauldin – Roger Bootle once wrote: “The whole of economic life is a mixture of creative and distributive activities. Some of what we “earn” derives … Continue reading

Resource page: Financialization and economy

Since the 1980s, the financial industry has pursued short term financial returns over long term goals such as technology and product development investments. The financial industry, consequently, has played a major role in the decline of manufacturing in the U.S. … Continue reading

Wall Street Costs The Economy 2% Of GDP Each Year

BOOK REVIEW Financialization and the US Economy (New Directions in Modern Economics), Author: by Ozgur Orhangazi. By Steve Denning – Properly scaled, the financial sector is a good thing. The financial sector plays a healthy role in translating products and … Continue reading

The digital economy is no leveller, it’s a source of inequality

BOOK REVIEW Flash Boys, Author: Michael Lewis. By Andrew White – UN’s enthusiastic promotion of the creative economy, and its suggestion that these kind of structural reforms could work in both the developed world and in emerging markets. This explains … Continue reading