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ERIC Number: ED470991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 285
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-5204-4
The Community of the Future. The Drucker Foundation Future Series.
Hesselbein, Frances, Ed.; Goldsmith, Marshall, Ed.; Beckhard, Richard, Ed.; Schubert, Richard F., Ed.
This book is a collection of 25 essays that explore what communities will look like in the future. They include: "Introduction: Civilizing the City" (Peter F. Drucker); (1) "The Paradox and Promise of Community" (Margaret J. Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers); (2) "Economic Community and Social Investment" (Lester C. Thurow); (3) "The Future-Capability of Society" (Rita Sussmuth); (4) "How Boomers, Churches, and Entrepreneurs Can Transform Society" (Bob Buford); (5) "The Ideal Community" (Stephen R Covey); (6) "Wisdom as Capital in Prosperous Communities" (Claire L. Gaudiani); (7) "Diversity in Community" (R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.); (8) "Lessons from Sevagram Ashram" (Arun Gandhi); (9) "Communications Technology in Dynamic Organizational Communities" (James L. Burksdale); (10)"Global Communications and Communities of Choice" (Marshall Goldsmith); (11) " Virtual Communities" (Howard Rheingold); (12) "Building Community in the Workplace" (Gifford Pinchot); (13) "Managing for Results in the Community of the Future" (James L. Heskett); (14) "Six Practices for Creating Communities of Value, Not Proximity" (Dave Ulrich); (15) "Opportunities in the Global Economy" (Maria Livanos Cattaui); (16) "The Dream That Lies Before Us" (Frances Hesselbein); (17) "High-Tech Inner-City Community Development" (Noel M. Tichy, Andrew R. McGill, and Lynch St. Clair); (18) "Twenty-First-Century Leadership in the African American Community" (Bobby William Austin and Andrew J. Young); (19) "Gaining Equal Access to Economic Power" (Hugh B. Price); (20) "The New American Identity" (Raul Yzaguirre); (21) "Five Building Blocks for Successful Communities" (Suzanne W. Morse); (22) "Our Children Are the Community of the Future" (Richard F. Schubert and Rick R. Little); (23) "Community in the Third and Fourth Worlds" (Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika); and (24) "Anticipating the Community of the Future" (Jaime A. Zobel de Ayala II). The book concludes with an afterword by Elie Wiesel and an index. (RT)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, New York, NY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A