The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years

The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years

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by James Canton
     
 

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A renowned global futurist prepares businesses and individuals for the radical changes on the horizon

An advisor to three presidents spanning over thirty years, Dr. James Canton identifies probable outcomes and future trends in business, technology, environment, terrorism, population, and medicine to help companies and individuals prepare for the coming

Overview

A renowned global futurist prepares businesses and individuals for the radical changes on the horizon

An advisor to three presidents spanning over thirty years, Dr. James Canton identifies probable outcomes and future trends in business, technology, environment, terrorism, population, and medicine to help companies and individuals prepare for the coming complex and volatile global changes, including:
• How climate change and energy trends will reshape the planet
• How astounding medicine trends will enhance people's lives
• How the rise of China will bring on a new global power struggle

In the tradition of Future Shock, Megatrends, and The Tipping Point, Extreme Future is the essential forecasting handbook for navigating the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452288669
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
645,390
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

James Canton, Ph.D.  is a renowned global futurist, author, keynote presenter, and sought-after business advisor. He is known for his accurate and bold forecasts about the future. Dr. Canton is chairman and CEO of the Institute for Global Futures, an internationally recognized San Francisco–based think tank that advises Fortune 1000 and government clients. He has served on advisory boards at MIT’s Media Lab and Motorola, and is a fellow at the Knowledge and Innovation Network at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

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The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book covers a number of thought provoking ideas. Unfortunitely, you need to overcome the 'I'm important and in the middle of this' style used by the author.