Ideas For The New Millennium
'Ellyard prods us to think the unthinkable. For him it's simply a matter of planetry survival.' Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Executive Director 1992-1998 United Nations Environment Programme 'Aspiring 21st-century corporate and community leaders will delight in Peter Ellyard's stimulating ideas and clear and elegant writing style.' Professor Dexter Dunphy, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales Peter Ellyard provides a new vision for human prosperity in the 21st century. A new culture is emerging that Ellyard calls 'Planetism'. It has implications for leadership and management, for education and learning, for health and wellbeing, for industrial development, for food production and agriculture, for environmental management and for intercultural relations and understanding. In urging the creation of an ecologically, economically, socially and culturally sustainable Planetist society in the 21st century, Ellyard offers a challenging vision for our own future and that of generations to come. This edition of Ideas for the New Millennium has been revised and updated.
- Electronic book text
- 09 May 2013
- Melbourne University Press
- Melbourne University Press Digital
About Ellyard Peter
Dr Peter Ellyard is a futurist and strategist who lives in Melbourne. A graduate of the University of Sydney and Cornell University, he is currently Executive Director of Preferred Futures Pty Ltd, and Chairman of the Universal Greening Group of companies and of the MyFutureFoundation. A former Executive Director of the Australian Commission for the Future, he held CEO positions in a number of public sector organisations over 15 years. He is Adjunct Professor of Intergenerational Strategies at the University of Queensland, and a Fellow of the Australian College of Education, the Environment Institute of Australia, and the Australian Institute of Management. He has been a senior advisor to the United Nations for over twenty years.