Beer examines the reasons why institutions in our society may be failing and offers suggestions to remedy this situation. Drawing on the science of effective organization (his definition of cybernetics), he explains important cybernetic principles using words and illustrations that readers can easily understand.
Table of ContentsThe Real Threat to ``All We Hold Most Dear''.
The Disregarded Tools of Modern Man.
A Liberty Machine in Prototype.
Science in the Service of Man.
The Future That Can Be Demanded Now.
The Free Man in a Cybernetic World.