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World Out Of Balance : Navigating Global Risks to Seize Competitive Advantage - Paul Laudicina

World Out Of Balance

Navigating Global Risks to Seize Competitive Advantage

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Published: 20th October 2004
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Each year a cross section of the world's business and policy elite from over a dozen countries gather under the auspices of the Global Business Policy Council to discuss the changing business environment. Established in 1992, the Global Business Policy Council assists business leaders to monitor and capitalize on geopolitical, economic, regulatory and social change worldwide. As facilitator to these high level discussions, Paul A. Laudicina, Managing Director of the Global Business Policy Council, is in a unique position to analyze the major issues that are transforming the business world. World Out of Balance is designed to prepare corporate leaders for changes in the global business environment before they happen. Key future challenges are already beginning to take shape - from the new relationships between workers and their companies and the rapidly shifting locus of consumer power to the backlash against globalization and the challenges of corporate national identity. These trends promise to transform even the most fundamental assumptions on which global companies operate over the next decade. Drawing on the extensive multidisciplinary insights of A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council, this book provides detailed snapshots of how such emerging forces may evolve in the coming years and how they are likely to impact global business strategies. With a focus on cutting-edge thought and practical scenarios, the book aids business leaders in determining how to orient their organizations to address these new realities - and to weather tomorrow's storms.

?Paul Laudicina gives extraordinary insight into the emerging environment in which today?s business leaders operate, and more importantly, provides a clear argument for how sound strategy can help overcome the unpredictability and turmoil affecting business performance.? ?J.T. Battenberg III, Chairman, President, and CEO, Delphi Corporation ?A compelling overview of the uncertain world at the start of the 21st century. Rigorously researched and powerfully imagined, this is an indispensable guide to decision making in an environment shaped by new risks and opportunities.? ?John Gray, School Professor of European Thought, London School of Economics

Introduction : a call to actionp. 1
Globalization : two steps forward, one step backp. 21
Demographics : an age of extremesp. 45
The new consumer : forging bonds in a fragmented worldp. 75
Natural resources and the environment : stretching the limitsp. 103
Regulation and activism : a new breed of challengesp. 141
Visions of the futurep. 171
Navigating risks in turbulent timesp. 195
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ISBN: 9780071439183
ISBN-10: 0071439188
Series: Management & Leadership
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 20th October 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 16.1  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1