The New Long Life. A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World
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Автор
Лінда Греттон, Ендрю Скотт
Видавництво
Bloomsbury
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
243
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153х234 мм
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Andrew J. Scott is Professor of Economics at the London Business School and consulting scholar at Stanford University's Center on Longevity, having previously held positions at Harvard and Oxford. Through his multi-award-winning research, writing and teaching, his ideas inform a global understanding of the profound shifts reshaping our world and the actions needed for us to flourish individually and as a society. Board member and advisor to a range of corporates and governments, he is co-founder of the Longevity Forum and a member of the advisory board of the Office for Budget Responsibility and the UK Cabinet Office Honours Committee. He lives in London.

Lynda Gratton is Professor of Management Practice at the London Business School, where she received the Excellence in Teaching Award in 2015 and directs the highly acclaimed course on the Future of Work. Lynda sits as a steward on the World Economic Forum's Council on the New Education and Work Agenda and has attended Davos since 2013. She is ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the top fifteen business thinkers in the world, and in 2018 was appointed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to be a member of his Council for Designing the 100-Year Life Society.

A practical guide to how we can positively adapt to a changing world, from the internationally bestselling authors of The 100-Year Life

'The London Business School professors Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton have been predicting how society must adapt for years. Now they have a post-pandemic road map for us all' Sunday Times

Smart new technologies. Longer, healthier lives. Human progress has risen to great heights, but at the same time it has prompted anxiety about where we're heading. Are our jobs under threat? If we live to 100, will we ever really stop working? And how will this change the way we love, manage and learn from others?

One thing is clear: advances in technology have not been matched by the necessary innovation to our social structures. In our era of unprecedented change, we haven't yet discovered new ways of living.

Drawing from the fields of economics and psychology, Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton offer a simple framework based on three fundamental principles (Narrate, Explore and Relate) to give you the tools to navigate the challenges ahead. Both a personal road-map and a primer for governments, corporations and colleges, The New Long Life is the essential guide to a longer, smarter, happier life.

'Wonderful . . . This thought-provoking book is a must-read' Daron Acemoglu, author of Why Nations Fail

'This thoughtful book explores how we can reimagine our days and our societies to make our lives better - not just longer' Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take

'Stimulating, insightful and inspirational' Linda Yueh, author of The Great Economists

'This important book will help reframe the global debate about how to help every citizen to flourish' Matt Hancock, UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

A manifesto for better later years . . . The New Long Life [takes] aim at one of our best-entrenched and most outdated structures: the three-stage life . . . Their argument is robust and their themes sufficiently important to make this book essential reading for policy-makers and chief executives

'The London Business School professors Andrew J. Scott and Lynda Gratton have been predicting how society must adapt for years. Now they have a post-pandemic road map for us all

In this fresh and striking book, Scott and Gratton address the central question of our age: how to achieve human flourishing at a time of radical new technology and longer lives. The optimism oozes out, as unlike most attempts to tackle this question, they never forget that, done right, new technology and longer lives are forces for good

We are living longer and healthier lives which creates momentous challenges. But as this wonderful book points out, it also presents huge opportunities, ranging from changes in how we invest in our education, how we work, consume, form our social lives and even govern ourselves. This thought-provoking book is a must-read

The combination of rapid technological change and ageing are causing deep anxiety about the future. Gratton and Scott show us how social ingenuity by individuals, employers and governments can turn sources of fear into sources of hope

Stimulating, insightful and inspirational. This book is an essential work on how longevity and technology affect us all. Read it to not only learn about ageing and robots, but also how to use that knowledge to positively transform our lives

A fascinating book grappling with a critical topic: how to embrace technological change and longevity. A recommended read for business leaders with the job of nurturing a happy and productive workforce

Brilliant, timely, original, well written and utterly terrifying

A fascinating and thought-provoking book. A brilliant read for individuals, but should be mandatory reading for our politicians

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Автор
Лінда Греттон, Ендрю Скотт
Видавництво
Bloomsbury
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Англійська
Рік видання
2020
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243
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153х234 мм
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Автор
Лінда Греттон, Ендрю Скотт
Видавництво
Bloomsbury
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
243
Ілюстрації
Немає ілюстрацій
Формат
153х234 мм
Палітурка
М'яка
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9781526615176
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