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This presentation (or workshop) looks at the business implications of the chaotic marriage of information technology and the global de-regulating economy, and asks:

What did the Egyptian gods of order and chaos know that we have still to learn?

What are the challenges presented by the new economic context as we move from 'the economics of scarcity' to the 'economics of plenty'?

What are the implications for policymakers, governments, business and individuals?


This module is passionately presented by one of FutureWorld's Network of Gurus.
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What are the implications of the technology revolution on the world economy?

Is information technology in a 'feeding frenzy' - thriving on globalisation and industry de-regulation?

Is the 'new economy' an unstoppable vortex of volatility or are there underlying factors that can help us understand the future?

This presentation (or workshop) looks at the business implications of the chaotic marriage of information technology and the global de-regulating economy, and asks:

  • What did the Egyptian gods of order and chaos know that we have still to learn?
  • What are the challenges presented by the new economic context as we move from 'the economics of scarcity' to the 'economics of plenty'?
  • What are the implications for policymakers, governments, business and individuals?
The agenda typically includes:
  • The world�s gone mad!
    • Order or chaos?
    • �In Control� or �Out of Control�?
  • A brief history of economic thought
  • So, is this the end of economics?
    • Openness
    • Information technology
    • Fractal business networks
    • Invisible assets
  • So, what�s different?
  • What are the new challenges?
  • What are the implications?
    • For the world
    • For government and policymakers
    • For business
    • For individuals

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