The Future 500, first published in 1987, shows how business leaders can immediately begin to apply the lessons for aspiring enterprises in eight crucial spheres: the global marketplace, private-public sector relationships, collaboration v. competition, creative capital investment strategies, ethics and social responsibility, new organisational forms, integrated corporate subcultures, and the fulfilment of needs and desires.
Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Part One: A New Way of Thinking about Management; 1. The Future 500 2. Management’s History: A Perspective for the Future 3. Management Today – On the Threshold of Transformation 4. Management Tomorrow: Dealing with Complexity; Part Two: Eight Dimensions of the Corporate Future; 5. Vanishing Borders: Managing Global Markets 6. Patterns On Purpose: Building a New Kind of Alliance Between the Private and Public Sectors 7. Cutthroat Teammates: Balancing Competition with Collaboration 8. Creative Capitalists: Drawing Investors into the Corporate Environment 9. Ethical Enterprises: Accepting Corporate Social Responsibility 10. Visionary Architects: Designing New Forms of Organization 11. Corporate Orchestras: Integrating Subcultures 12. Individual Fulfilment: Tuning Every Employee into the New Millennium; Selected Bibliography; Index
The 53 volumes in this set, originally published between 1955 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine management techniques, managing for profit and non-profit organisations, and management training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of Business Studies.