Company of the Future

Company of the Future : Meeting the Management Challenges of the Communications Revolution

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In this paperback edition of The Company of the Future, Frances Cairncross (senior editor at The Economist magazine and author of the business bestseller The Death of Distance) provides a lucid analysis of how the communications revolution - especially the Internet - is affecting, and will affect, the way companies operate and are managed. The book concentrates not on Internet companies, but on the way mainstream companies and managers are being transformed as they find ways to exploit new communications tools.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 197mm
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1861975562
  • 9781861975560

About Frances Cairncross

Frances Cairncross is a senior writer at The Economist, where she is presently the Management Editor. Her previous books include The Death of Distance (14,000 copies sold) and Costing the Earth (20,000 copies sold). She is regularly on radio and speaks at business conferences worldwide.show more

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*The Director: "A must-read analysis of what the internet means in corporate policy terms". *The Times: "Frances Cairncross is one of the heavy-hitters in the business book world". *Financial Times: "Frances Cairncross has a sense of breadth, of scope, that is rare among business writers...[her] book is rigorous but readable; bold but with an acute sense of history". *Sunday Times: "a clearly written, straightforward analysis of the current corporate organisation viewed against the background of change instigated by the internet".show more

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