In Powershift, Alvin Toffler brings to a climax the ideas set forth in his previous works to offer a stunning vision of the future that will change your life. In Powershift. Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock and The Third Wave are among the most influential books of our time. Now, in Powershift, he brings to a climax the. EXECUTIVE BOOK REPORT. 2nd Lt Michael J. Castagna, USMC. Alvin Toffler. PowerShift: Knowledge. Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century.

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Knowledge — in principle inexhaustible — is the ultimate substitute Knowledge is a substitute for both resources and shipping. A single obsolete assumption about powersshift Even back inToffler could see the transformation that was taking place as we shifted our epistemology from the assembly line to information.

Futurologypower politics. The info-agenda is going global.


That is what mete-tactics are all about. Kudos to Alvin Toffler. Toffler describes the trends that still exist, and in some cases their existence is felt today more than a quarter century ago.

Second, speed, or hyper speed, is desirable in the new system of wealth creation. But this also triggers the rise of new forms of fraud. Perhaps most telling or prophetic for the modern economic times we live in, is that the tofflef is overly influenced and controlled by central powers, which will be the ultimate downfall and not because we live in a service sector economy with increased emphasis on entertainment.


Probably powershirt first comprehensive description of the shift to the information society. Finally, a revolutionary form of education must be undertaken.

Feb 17, David Leemon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Those who understand this powershift will be in a position to help guide the future amazing technological unfolding and merger of man and machine.

A great book to understand how interpersonal power works, and how it is changing with the new technology.

Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence in the 21st Century – Alvin Toffler – Google Books

As we approach to the Third Wave system, more innovations and experiments in the educational system toffller take place in order to generate more knowledge to cope with the transforming power structure in every level of toffleg institution. The second priority involves the speedy universalization of access to computers, information technology, and advanced media.

Japan has recently needed little prodding to expand its armed forces. With regards to The Power of Balance, diplomats like to talk about the balance of power. Books by Alvin Toffler. Powershift provides us with a new look and understanding of the nature of power.

Secrecy is one of the familiar tools of repressive power and corruption. The reason is that it undermines the value of leisure.

Oct 02, Kashyap rated it liked it. A must read classic. In his book, he has pointed out some inferences in the nature of power in 21st century that, I believe, should be given importance and scrutiny. Jan 31, Vaughan Jones added it.


Lastly, part six is planetary powershift. Worth its weight in gold. I read it first, then got his two previous books.

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A firm neatly cut into department according to function, tooffler, region, or products is after all a collection of cubbyholes in which specialized information and personal experience are stored. Powershift was issued in With regards to Force: This article does not cite any sources.

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Thanks for telling ppowershift about the problem. With regards to Wealth: The emergence if this Germano-centric system is, however, only part of an unfolding Ost-Strategie of breathtaking scope. The new media system is a power accelerator. Because of this day they find themselves at the hot center of the info-wars. View all 4 comments. In Powershift, Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in the everyday world we all inhabit – the world of supermarkets and hospitals, banks and business offices, television and telephones, politics and personal life.

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