Marc Luyckx Ghisi
The Knowledge Society
A Breakthrough Toward Genuine
“A superb synthesis of today’s burning issues of globalization, the transition to post-industrial futures, the growth of post-carbon, “green” economies worldwide, changing paradigms in science, economics, and management—all enfolded in a deep cultural analysis of changing ethical, religious, and spiritual values. Marc’s deeply personal style illuminates his heroic synthesis. He shows how our endangered human family can redesign our various civilizations toward more peaceful, just, and sustainable futures for all life on Earth.” Hazel Henderson, author, Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy and Building a Win-Win World.
Masterfully crafted to caringly expel the reader from the comfort of the sancrosanct.” Frederick C. Dubee, Senior Advisor, Global Compact, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, United Nations. “The Knowledge Society provides dramatic insights into how the world will change within the next five decades. With his concept of a transmodern society, Marc Luyckx Ghisi opens a perspective to the powerful trends away from the industrial society with its pyramidal structures towards a planetary knowledge society based on cultural creativity.” Karlheinz Steinmuller, author, futurist, Director of Z-punkt GmbH, Büro für Zukunftgestaltung, Berlin. “Marc Luyckx Ghisi is a ‘transmodern’ renaissance man.” Walter Link, chair of the GlobalAcademy and the Global Leadership Network. “An important book, one that marks an important transition ... a blueprint for hope and wise action.” David Rooney, UQ Business School, University of Queensland. “A book of utmost relevance for our times.” Göran Carstedt, Ph.D., Chairman, The Natural Step International, former executive at Volvo and IKEA.
For 10 years Marc Luyckx Ghisi has advised presidents of the European Commission Jacques Delors and Jacques Santer. He was a member of the Forward Studies Unit of the European Commission from 1990 to 1999. In 2003, the innovative CortugliBusinessAcademy was founded in Zagreb, Croatia, with the support of the WorldBusinessAcademy, pointing businesses of the WorldBusinessAcademy, pointing businesses toward the concept of profit as a consequence of the way one works for the common good. Ghisi is Dean of that school, which also prepares its students for the Knowledge Society and the EU Lisbon Strategy (2000–2010). He is also Senior Advisor to Business Solutions Europa in Brussels and Vice Chairman of the Auroville International Advisory Council, Auroville, India.
SIZE: 6 x 9 in.
Futuristic Studies / Sustainability
Economics / Management / Sociology
Social Theory / Politics / New World Order