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作者 Blowfield, Mick
書名 Turnaround Challenge : Business and the City of the Future
出版項 Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2013
©2013
國際標準書號 9780191652387 (electronic bk.)
9780199672219
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (264 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Glossary -- List of Figures -- List of Boxes -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Turnaround Challenge: Escaping the Petropolis -- The Rhetoric of Extinction -- A View from a Bridge: Does the Rhetoric have a Rationale? -- Under the Bonnet of Capitalism: the Model T Ford -- And after Ford . . . is there a Next Great Surge? -- Anatomizing the Crisis -- Transformational Crises -- The Crisis of Governance -- Can we still Afford a Ford? -- 3. Megatrends: Mapping Business's Key Challenges -- Wicked Problems . . . -- . . . and Their Illogical Solutions -- Climate Change -- Climate Change: the Background for Business -- The Challenge of Aviation -- Demographic Change -- The Economic Crisis and Geo-Political Shift -- Governance Crisis -- The Privatization of Regulation -- The Governance Gap -- 4. Ways Out? The Oracles -- Mass Production and the Technological Cycle -- Exit from Petropolis -- Market Moderation, Market Solutions, or Market Exit? -- The Oracles -- Market Solutions -- Evaluating the Oracles -- Reviewing the Oracles -- 5. The Dynamics of Transition: Techno-economic Paradigms -- Waiting for the Wave to Break -- Reclaiming the ICT Revolution -- Internal and External Congruence -- The Evolving Norms of Business -- Incongruence and its Impacts on Transition -- How Congruence Happens: the Schumpeterian Approach -- Installation Period -- Turning Point -- Deployment Period -- The Uses of Techno-economic Paradigms: Mapping an Economy on the S Curve -- The Strange Life of the ICT Era -- From Producers to Consumers -- Plausible Options -- 6. Cyburbia -- Songdo: 'Everything one could possibly want' -- The Benefits of Cyburbia -- Questioning Cyburbia: How Smart is Smart? -- 7. The Return of the Optimist -- Beyond Petropolis and Cyburbia -- Techno-Optimism Revisited
Colliding Mega-trends: Rising Chinese Labour Costs . . . -- . . . and Decreasing Costs of Local Manufacturing -- Structural or Surface Change -- Drogba and D.Light -- Lessons for Business: Innovation Aligned with the Market -- Innovators and Incumbents -- Scanning for the Disruptors -- Business Implications: Resolving the Crises of the Quadrilemma -- 8. The City of the Future: A Place for People -- From Smart Cities to Smart Citizens -- The Great Texas Blackout -- Co-designing the New Energy Economy -- Accelerating Transition -- From Laboratory to City -- From Consumer to Producer -- Challenge 1: The Car-shaped City -- Challenge 2: Political Engagement and Results from Government -- Challenge 3: Good Jobs -- 9. Transition: The Turnaround -- Innovation and the Entrepreneurial State -- Three Cities of the Future -- Synergy and the Role of the Entrepreneurial State -- Moving to Producer Capitalism -- Reasons for Optimism -- Annex: The Grassroots FabLab Instructable -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Turnaround Challenge examines the nexus of challenges confronting society and delivers a comprehensive overview of the innovators driving the next wave of growth for business. It explores three possible cities of the future--Petropolis, Cyburbia, and the Distributed City--and their implications for business success and tackling global megatrends
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Blowfield, Mick Turnaround Challenge : Business and the City of the Future Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2013 9780199672219
主題 Capitalism.;Business enterprises
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Alt Author Blowfield, Michael
Johnson, Leo
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