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The Future of Success de Robert B. Reich
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The Future of Success (edició 2002)

de Robert B. Reich

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If you think it’s getting harder to both make a living and make a life, economist and former secretary of labor Robert Reich agrees with you. Americans may be earning more than ever before, but we’re paying a steep price: we’re working longer, seeing our families less, and our communities are fragmenting. With the clarity and insight that are his hallmarks, Reich delineates what success has come to mean in our time. He demonstrates that although we have more choices as consumers, and investors, the choices themselves are undermining the rest of our lives. It is getting harder for people to be confident of what they will be earning next year, or even next month. At the same time, our society is splitting into socially stratified enclaves--the wealthier walled off and gated, the poorer isolated and ignored. Although the trends he discusses are powerful, they are not irreversible, and Reich makes provocative suggestions for how we might create a more balanced society and more satisfying lives. Some of his ideas may surprise you; all should spark a healthy–and essential–national debate.… (més)
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Títol:The Future of Success
Autors:Robert B. Reich
Informació:Vintage (2002), Edition: New edition, Paperback, 304 pages
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While projecting the future of the workplace in this day and time is an iffy endeavor the author, an academic who at this time was Secretary of Labor, in his executive job had some responsibility for insuring that Americans had job.However, this was published in 2001 and China is only barely mentioned.

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Now 2 years after buying and first reading this book I reread it and my notes on family experieces show Reich was right on target. My laid off (2009) copyeditor daughter worked 4 jobs las week, fill ins for 2 regional newspaper, an online web page for another media company and online editig ( )
  carterchristian1 | Nov 18, 2011 |
Fotografia della società americana e globale che fa riflettere e appezzare le piccole cose della vita. La speranza è che si affermi un'ideologia basata più sull' uomo che sull'individuo, che contrasti efficacemente il dilagare della cultura capitalistica/individualistica così brutalmente predominante. Da leggere ( )
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If you think it’s getting harder to both make a living and make a life, economist and former secretary of labor Robert Reich agrees with you. Americans may be earning more than ever before, but we’re paying a steep price: we’re working longer, seeing our families less, and our communities are fragmenting. With the clarity and insight that are his hallmarks, Reich delineates what success has come to mean in our time. He demonstrates that although we have more choices as consumers, and investors, the choices themselves are undermining the rest of our lives. It is getting harder for people to be confident of what they will be earning next year, or even next month. At the same time, our society is splitting into socially stratified enclaves--the wealthier walled off and gated, the poorer isolated and ignored. Although the trends he discusses are powerful, they are not irreversible, and Reich makes provocative suggestions for how we might create a more balanced society and more satisfying lives. Some of his ideas may surprise you; all should spark a healthy–and essential–national debate.

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