The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isnt What It Used to Be 1st Edition
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Financial Times, Best of the Year
It's not just that power shifts from one country to another, from one political party to another, from one business model to another, Naim argues; it's this: Power is decaying.”
Gordon M. Goldstein, Washington Post, Notable Non-Fiction Book of the Year
A remarkable new book by the remarkable Moises Naim, the former editor of Foreign Policy. It was recommended to me by former president Bill Clinton during a brief conversation on the situation in Egypt.”
Richard Cohen, Washington Post
"In his new book called The End of Power, Moises Naim goes so far as to say that power is actually decaying. I actually find the argument rather persuasive."
General Martin Dempsey-Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
"I particularly enjoyed The End of Power by Moisés Naim.... It is particularly relevant for big institutions like GE."
Jeff Immelt, CEO, GE
[An] altogether mind-blowing and happily convincing treatise about how 'power is becoming more feeble, transient, and constrained.'"
Nick Gillespie, Barron's
Moisés Naím's The End of Power offers a cautionary tale to would-be Lincolns in the modern era. Naím is a courageous writer who seeks to dissect big subjects in new ways. At a time when critics of overreaching governments, big banks, media moguls and concentrated wealth decry the power of the '1%,' Mr. Naím argues that leaders of all typespolitical, corporate, military, religious, unionface bigger, more complex problems with weaker hands than in the past.”
Wall Street Journal
Analytically sophisticated [a] highly original, inter-disciplinary meditation on the degeneration of international power The End of Power makes a truly important contribution, persuasively portraying a compelling dynamic of change cutting across multiple game-boards of the global power matrix.”
This fascinating book...should provoke a debate about how to govern the world when more and more people are in charge.”
Naím produces a fascinating account of the way states, corporations and traditional interest groups are finding it harder to defend their redoubts (He) makes his case with eloquence.”
A timely and timeless book.”
Having served as editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy and the executive director of the World Bank, Naím knows better than most what power on a global scale looks like . [A] timely, insightful, and eloquent message.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Foreign Policy editor-in-chief Naím argues that global institutions of power are losing their ability to command respect. Whether considering institutions of government, military, religion or business, the author believes their power to be in the process of decaying . A data-packed, intriguing analysis.”
The End of Power will change the way you read the news, the way you think about politics, and the way you look at the world.”
William Jefferson Clinton
In my own experience as president of Brazil I observed first hand many of the trends that Naím identifies in this book, but he describes them in a way that is as original as it is delightful to read. All those who have poweror want itshould read this book.”
Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Moisés Naím's extraordinary new book will be of great interest to all those in leadership positionsbusiness executives, politicians, military officers, social activists and even religious leaders. Readers will gain a new understanding of why power has become easier to acquire and harder to exercise. The End of Power will spark intense and important debate worldwide.”
After you read The End of Power you will see the world through different eyes. Moisés Naím provides a compelling and original perspective on the surprising new ways power is acquired, used, and lostand how these changes affect our daily lives.” Arianna Huffington
- Item Weight : 1.16 pounds
- Hardcover : 320 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0465031560
- ISBN-13 : 978-0465031566
- Product Dimensions : 6.5 x 1 x 9.5 inches
- Publisher : Basic Books; 1st Edition (March 5, 2013)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,111,429 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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