The next boom : what you absolutely, positively have to know about the world between now and 2025 (Book, 2010) []
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The next boom : what you absolutely, positively have to know about the world between now and 2025

The next boom : what you absolutely, positively have to know about the world between now and 2025

Author: Jack W Plunkett
Publisher: Houston, Texas : BizExecs Press, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Plunkett demonstrates that we are on the verge of a period of major economic growth, and presents a panorama of carefully documented developments in areas including energy, health care, education, demographics, global trade, evolving consumer habits, technologies and the rapidly-growing global middle class.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack W Plunkett
ISBN: 9781608799992 1608799999 1593922027 9781593922023
OCLC Number: 662404332
Awards: Commended for Axiom Business Book Awards (International Business) 2011
Description: 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: People. Newly born Americans, aging baby boomers and why America's soaring population is a huge advantage --
Consumers and customers; savers and spenders: what they want and how they are changing the world around you --
Places. Global trade 2.0 and the phone ladies of Bangladesh --
The global middle class and their growing mountain of money: fuel for the boom --
Things. Competition, innovation and entrepreneurship: how we're going to solve the world's biggest problems and create vast wealth in the process --
Always on, always with you and always getting smaller (or: Better, faster, smaller, cheaper) --
Energy: why things are a lot better than you might think --
Adventures in health care: 175,000 worth of proton beams and Dr. Shetty's 2,000 heart surgery --
Change. Education, generations and change --
Responsibility: Jack W. Plunkett.


Three powerful building blocks will support a renewal of prosperity and economic growth that will last for years to come: * A soaring global population * Sweeping changes in consumers, demographics  Read more...


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