‘Books and Reviews’
Bruce Piasecki's "Doing More with Less" (Wiley, 2012) gives solid, homespun advice to corporate and financial executives about how to reform their short-term profit-maximizing in the coming age of diminishing planetary resources and a human population of already more than 7 billion. Read the review on Seeking Alpha.
This profound guidebook reframes and expands the mission of building a global culture of peace. Going far beyond conventional techniques of conflict resolution, James O'Dea provides a holistic approach to peace work, covering its oft-ignored cultural, spiritual, and scientific dimensions while providing guidance suitable even for those who have [...]
A Fuller View by L. Steven Sieden (Divine Arts Media, 2012) is a rich exploration of the many ways by which friends, fans and colleagues of Buckminster Fuller interpret his work and carry his vision forward. Readers will recognize many names familiar to Ethical Markets: Barbara Marx Hubbard, Hunter Lovins, John Robbins, Lynn Twist and our own [...]
“At last, a comprehensive, hands-on guide to all the viable cooperative community-building options inherent in the great transition to cleaner, greener, more equitable economies. In this 21st century, emerging Solar Age, we are seeing all the many examples of the ways humans can help in reshaping societies and regenerating the Earth for our [...]
WAR TIME by Mary L. Dudziak, Oxford University Press, 2012 Review by Alan F. Kay The book introduction initiates various ways that ideas about time affect our understanding of war -- followed by chapters that specifically examine how war and time are imaged. We imagine the start and end of wars are pretty clearly bound in time, but American [...]
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Book Review by Hazel Henderson: Greedy Bastards, By Dylan Ratigan As a frequent watcher of the Dylan Ratigan TV show daily from New York on MSNBC, I am hardly an unbiased reviewer. In fact, I enjoy Dylan's frank truth-telling after the daily bromides on CNBC, his former employer which he quit in disgust. As a former financial reporter for [...]
Quest for Exceptional Leadership: Mirage to Reality by Ravi Chaudhry Indian business leader Ravi Chaudhry has written the best handbook for corporate executives in years. His call for exceptional leadership is based on the new realities of our multi-polar world beyond the trite formulas of the business and financial media. Chaudhry is precise, [...]
For over 35 years, the world has counted on veteran energy expert Amory Lovins to guide humans through the great transition from the fossil-fueled Industrial Era to today's Information Age and beyond. Read the book review on Seeking Alpha...
Book Review by Hazel Henderson "The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability & Success," by Carol Sanford, Jossey Bass 2011, is a deeper, more satisfying look at business from the inside by a seasoned management consultant. Sanford's methods are holistic and based on systems thinking, unusual for most companies striving to please [...]