The Age of Social Transformation
Aug 19, 2011-- The most significant social transformation in the last century is the shift, in dominance, of the industrial to knowledge based worker, according to the father of modern management, the late Peter Drucker. Regardless of numbers or power, knowledge workers will uniquely define the emerging knowledge society. This classic, in-depth Atlantic Monthly article by him is a survey of the epoch that began early last century, and an analysis of its manifestations. Drucker asserts that through the social sector a modern developed society can again create a responsible citizenry where individuals, especially knowledge workers, are given a space in which they can make a difference in society and recreate community. His conclusion: "If the twentieth century was one of social transformations, the twenty-first century needs to be one of social and political innovations." (5161 reads)
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