Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

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Headline, 10 lug 2012 - 303 pagine
All systems break down. Some bounce back, others do not. This is a book about why. RESILIENCE is a dazzling exposition of fresh thinking about how the world works. It covers business, economic, geographic and social systems in a thrillingly readable narrative. A wealth of absorbing examples are covered, from the link between US oil prices and the recent 'tortilla riots' in Mexico to what was really happening when the US government decided not to bail out Lehman Bros. RESILIENCE introduces completely new ideas, such as 'flipping' which is when a systems has been pulled out of shape so often it changes forever. The thinking in RESILIENCE has crucial implications for how to understand the world in which we live.

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RESILIENCE: Why Things Bounce Back

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Zolli and Healy seek to define how systems and people maintain their capacity to continue and recover from adversity.The authors report on global situations with a variety of different outcomes. In ... Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2012)

Andrew Zolli is a leading global foresight and innovation expert and is the creator of Pop!Tech, a renowned social innovation network and thought leadership forum. The New York Times calls Pop!Tech 'an enduring, not-to-miss event...drawing big names who reach for big ideas.' Andrew is a major speaker on both sides of the Atlantic and has been interviewed for The New York Times, FastCompany, BusinessWeek, the BBC and Wired.

Ann Marie Healy is a playwright, screenwriter and journalist. Her writing has been supported and honoured by organizations as diverse as the Sundance Institute, The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and The New York State Council for the Arts.

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