No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends

No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends


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ISBN-13: 9781610395793
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Jonathan Woetzel are the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute, the business and economics arm of the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Richard Dobbs, based in London, has led research on global economic trends, including urbanization, resource markets, capital markets, lifestyle diseases, productivity, and growth. He is a coauthor of Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance and has taught at the Said Business School at Oxford University.

Dr. James Manyika, based in Silicon Valley since 1994, has led research on the global economy, disruptive technologies, the digital economy, and productivity. He is the author of a book on robotics as well as technical and business articles. He was appointed by President Obama as the vice chair of the President's Global Development Council. He is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and is on advisory boards at Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Oxford, where he was a research fellow.

Dr. Jonathan Woetzel, based in China since 1985, has led research on urbanization, the global economy, sustainability, and productivity. He also leads McKinsey's Cities Special Initiative and is cochair of the Urban China Initiative. He has authored four books on China, most recently The One Hour China Book, and is an adjunct professor at the China-European International Business School.

Table of Contents

An Intuition Reset 1

Part I The Four Disruptive Forces

1 Beyond Shanghai: The Age Op Urbanization 15

2 The Tip Of The Iceberg: Accelerating Technological Change 31

3 Getting Old Isn't What It Used to Be: Responding to the Challenges of an Aging World 53

4 Trade, People, Finance, and Data: Greater Global Connections 71

Part II Intuition Resets

5 The Next Three Billion: Tapping the Power of the New Consuming Class 93

6 Reversing the Cycle: Resource Opportunity 111

7 End of an Era: Farewell to Increasingly Cheaper Capital? 131

8 The Jobs Gap: Overcoming Dislocation in the Labor Market 149

9 From Minnows to Sharks: Rise of New Competitors and a Changing Basis of Competition 165

10 Policy Matters: Challenges for Society and Governance 181

Concluding Thoughts 201

Acknowledgments 209

Notes 213

Selected Bibliography and Further Reading 253

Index 259

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