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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming…

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives (1982)

by John Naisbitt

Other authors: Linda Bartlett (Photographer)

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I confess the prescient chapter on the banks, faced with electronic changes, made my more sympathetic to the industry (not to the predators) than I was before reading. ( )
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This book is about ten major transformations taking place right now in our society.
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    has become a bestseller and won national acclaim because it is a future book whose predictions for tomorrow are based  on a dynamic analysis of what America  is today.

In this book John Naisbitt presents a new way of looking at America's future and a new way of understanding the jumble of the present. It shows you the coming decade as a period of great changes and transitions in which America will sift from industrial production to providing service and information. From it you can learn where you should live and how you should target your energies. Megatrends is a primer for the eighties that outlines where our sophisticated social structures will change. It is a must for everyone who cares about tomorrow.

John Nausbutt us a sicuak firecasterm soeajerm and adviser to many of America's leading corporations. As publisher of John Nesbitt's Trend Letter, he has become the country's top authority on our nation's deeply rooted social, economic, polical, and technological movements. He has counseled and advised AT&T, United TEchnologies, Control Data, Atlatic RIchfield, IBM, General Electric, and many other companies and institutions.

He is chairman of the Naisbit Group, a Washington DC-based research and consulting firm. An entrepreneur since 1968, he previously had worked for IBM, Eastman Kodak, and the White House. He is a director of the CBS Group of Houston and the public director of the American Institute of Architects.
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