Network Societies

The information revolution is often identified as the most profound driver of change in our world today enabling an ongoing disruptive transformation in the deep structure to our Industrial Age social institutions as we move further into the 21st century. Information technology has unleashed the most radical force of our time, hyperconnectivity, that is reshaping all areas of our technology, economy and social institutions according to a new set of rules, those of access, network structure

Platform Society

The early days of the internet - when we were still imagining what the future information society might look like - have given way to the new reality of social platforms, as online digital platforms have risen to dominate social interaction on the internet.

Open Organizations

From communism to capitalism and virtually every kind of socio-economic system of organization in-between there has been the same underlining principle, that only formal closed institutions could coordinate social systems and generate value at scale.

Inclusive Organizations

Inclusivity is an inherent part of achieving sustainability. To be sustainable a system has to be open to and harness all of the resources available to it. To effectively manage a complex system requires harnessing the distributed capabilities of its members.

Cultural Globalization

In this video we look at the cultural dimension to globalization and the emergence of a global culture. Cultural globalization refers to the transmission of ideas, meanings and values around the world in such a way as to extend and intensify social relations.

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