The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business

Author: Tom Koulopoulos,Dan Keldsen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351861743

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 6805

One of the most profound changes in business and society is the emergence of the post-Millennial generation, Gen Z. While every new generation has faced its share of disruption in technology, economics, politics and society, no other generation in the history of mankind has had the ability to connect every human being on the planet to each other and in the process to provide the opportunity for each person to be fully educated, socially and economically engaged. What might this mean for business, markets, and educational institutions in the future? In this revolutionary new book, The Gen Z Effect: The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business, authors Tom Koulopoulos and Dan Keldsen delve into a vision of the future where disruptive invention and reinvention is the acknowledged norm, touching almost every aspect of how we work, live and play. From radical new approaches to marketing and manufacturing to the potential obliteration of intellectual property and the shift to mass innovation, to the decimation of our oldest learning institutions through open source and adaptive learning, The Gen Z Effect provides a mind-bending view of why we will need to embrace Gen Z as the last, best hope for taking on the world's biggest challenges and opportunities, and how you can prepare yourself and your business for the greatest era of disruption, prosperity, and progress the world has ever experienced.
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The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business

Author: Tom Koulopoulos,Dan Keldsen

Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.

ISBN: 1629560324

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 7484

One of the most profound changes in business and society is the emergence of the post-Millennial generation, Gen Z. While every new generation has faced its share of disruption in technology, economics, politics and society, no other generation in the history of mankind has had the ability to connect every human being on the planet to each other and in the process to provide the opportunity for each person to be fully educated, and socially and economically engaged. What might this mean for business, markets, and educational institutions in the future? In this revolutionary new book, The Gen Z Effect: The Six Forces Shaping the Future of Business, authors Tom Koulopoulos and Dan Keldsen delve into a vision of the future where disruptive invention and reinvention is the acknowledged norm, touching almost every aspect of how we work, live and play. From radical new approaches to marketing and manufacturing to the potential obliteration of intellectual property and the shift to mass innovation, to the decimation of our oldest learning institutions through open source and adaptive learning, The Gen Z Effect provides a mind-bending view of why we will need to embrace Gen Z as the last, best hope for taking on the world’s biggest challenges and opportunities, and how you can prepare yourself and your business for the greatest era of disruption, prosperity, and progress the world has ever experienced.
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How Identity, Attitudes, And Perspectives Are Shaping Our Future

Author: Vivek Pandit

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1612548806

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 86

View: 6026

Born at the turn of the millennium, the members of Generation Z are no strangers to today’s fast-paced, hyperconnected world. They were born in the Digital Age. They grew up online. Their identities, attitudes, and perspectives have all been uniquely integrated with technology. Now, as they stand at the brink of adulthood, it’s time for the world to discover: Who is Generation Z ? Vivek Pandit shares an insider’s perspective on what it means to be part of this unique generation. By exploring the forces that have shaped him and his peers, he gives insight into how they may go on to shape the world.
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How the Next Generation Is Transforming the Workplace

Author: David Stillman,Jonah Stillman

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062475452

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 7676

A generations expert and author of When Generations Collide and The M-Factor teams up with his seventeen-year-old son to introduce the next influential demographic group to join the workforce—Generation Z—in this essential study, the first on the subject. They were born between between 1995 and 2012. At 72.8 million strong, Gen Z is about to make its presence known in the workplace in a major way—and employers need to understand the differences that set them apart. They’re radically different than the Millennials, and yet no one seems to be talking about them—until now. This generation has an entirely unique perspective on careers and how to succeed in the workforce. Based on the first national studies of Gen Z’s workplace attitudes; interviews with hundreds of CEOs, celebrities, and thought leaders on generational issues; cutting-edge case studies; and insights from Gen Zers themselves, Gen Z @ Work offers the knowledge today’s leaders need to get ahead of the next gaps in the workplace and how best to recruit, retain, motivate, and manage Gen Zers. Ahead of the curve, Gen Z @ Work is the first comprehensive, serious look at what the next generation of workers looks like, and what that means for the rest of us.
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A New Way to Think About Risk, Innovation, Scale and Success

Author: Thomas M. Koulopoulos

Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.

ISBN: 1937134105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 7877

When people hear “the Cloud,” they think of cloud computing and salesforce.com, just a sliver of what the Cloud is today. The Cloud has grown: it represents the consummate disruptor to structure; a pervasive social and economic network that will soon connect and define more of the world than any other political, social, or economic organization. The Cloud is the first megatrend of the twenty-first century, one that will shape the way we will address virtually every challenge we face for at least the next 100 years. It is where we will all live, work, and play in the coming decades. The Cloud is where your kids go to dive into online play. It’s where you meet and make friends in social networks. It’s where companies find the next big idea. It’s where political campaigns are won and lost. Cloud Surfing is the groundbreaking book that will explain how to access the full value of the Cloud and how to embrace its possibilities.
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How Great Companies Re-Innovate for Amazing Success

Author: Thomas Koulopoulos

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey

ISBN: 0891063706

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

View: 8669

Explores the methods and tools needed to increase market value and brand respect for a company.
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The Rules for Reaching This Vast--and Very Different--Generation of Influencers

Author: Jeff Fromm,Angie Read

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814439284

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 398

Today’s teens are a force to be reckoned with. Businesses focused on Millennials . . . beware! Their successors are right around the corner — promising bigger challenges, but much greater opportunities. Drawn from original quantitative research and interviews, Marketing to Gen Z paints a fascinating portrait of the newest buyers now entering the scene. Having internalized the lessons of the Great Recession, this pivotal generation blends the pragmatism and work ethic of older generations with the high ideals and digital prowess of youth. For brands, reaching this mobile-first and socially-conscious cohort requires real change, not just tweaks to the Millennial plan. Marketing to Gen Z offers dozens of examples and insights for connecting and conversing, including how to: Get past the 8-second filter Avoid blatant advertising and tap influencer marketing Reflect their values Understand their language and off-beat humor Adapt content and social media strategies Offer the shopping experiences they expect And more By 2020, Generation Z is expected to comprise 40 percent of all consumers. The time to learn who they are and what they want is NOW.
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Engaging the Generation of Post-Millennials

Author: Claire Madden

Publisher: Hello Clarity

ISBN: 0648170411

Category: Social Science

Page: 310

View: 6387

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Understanding and Reaching the New Post-Christian World

Author: James Emery White

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1493406434

Category: Religion

Page: 224

View: 4390

Move over Boomers, Xers, and Millennials; there's a new generation--making up more than 25 percent of the US population--that represents a seismic cultural shift. Born approximately between 1993 and 2012, Generation Z is the first truly post-Christian generation, and they are poised to challenge every church to rethink its role in light of a rapidly changing culture. From the award-winning author of The Rise of the Nones comes this enlightening introduction to the youngest generation. James Emery White explains who this generation is, how it came to be, and the impact it is likely to have on the nation and the faith. Then he reintroduces us to the ancient countercultural model of the early church, arguing that this is the model Christian leaders must adopt and adapt if we are to reach members of Generation Z with the gospel. He helps readers rethink evangelistic and apologetic methods, cultivate a culture of invitation, and communicate with this connected generation where they are. Pastors, ministry leaders, youth workers, and parents will find this an essential and hopeful resource.
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The Indie Author's Guide to Email Marketing

Author: Adam Netherlund

Publisher: EnemyOne

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 44

View: 4282

As an indie author you may have heard a thing or two about starting an email list. But what if you're not sure where to start? Nowadays there are so many options available to you--AWeber, Constant Contact, iContact, Vertical Response and so many others--but one of the most popular is MailChimp. If you've ever wanted to try MailChimp but weren't sure where to start or possibly found it intimidating, then this is the book for you. Follow along with simple step-by-step instructions that will make it easy to master sending your first campaign and get you connecting with your fan base. In this short guide you'll discover: -How to set up your account and start your first list -How to build various types of signup forms -How to build your first campaign -How to understand analytics -Ideas for building your mailing list -General tips and do's and don'ts for writing your campaigns -Explore further integrations such as WordPress plugins, mobile apps, Facebook and tablet forms Email marketing shouldn't be hard and it shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg either so sit back, pull up a seat, and let's start building you some new skills. email marketing, indie author, self-publishing, mailchimp, newsletter, online marketing, beginners
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Marketing at the Meeting of Data, Social Science and Consumer Insight

Author: Colin Strong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 074947212X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 9048

Big data raises more questions than it answers, particularly for those organizations struggling to deal with what has become an overwhelming deluge of data. It can offer marketers more than simple tactical predictive analytics, but organizations need a bigger picture, one that generates some real insight into human behaviour, to drive consumer strategy rather than just better targeting techniques. Humanizing Big Data guides marketing managers, brand managers, strategists and senior executives on how to use big data strategically to redefine customer relationships for better customer engagement and an improved bottom line. Humanizing Big Data provides a detailed understanding of the way to approach and think about the challenges and opportunities of big data, enabling any brand to realize the value of their current and future data assets. First it explores the 'nuts and bolts' of data analytics and the way in which the current big data agenda is in danger of losing credibility by paying insufficient attention to what are often fundamental tenets in any form of analysis. Next it sets out a manifesto for a smart data approach, drawing on an intelligent and big picture view of data analytics that addresses the strategic business challenges that businesses face. Finally it explores the way in which datafication is changing the nature of the relationship between brands and consumers and why this calls for new forms of analytics to support rapidly emerging new business models. After reading this book, any brand should be in a position to make a step change in the value they derive from their data assets.
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How Children Grow Up in a Digital Age

Author: John Palfrey,Urs Gasser

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465053920

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

View: 680

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Their Voices, Their Lives

Author: Chloe Combi

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473506697

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

View: 5205

'An important and timely book. These are voices that need to be heard.' Anthony Horowitz Today’s teenagers are growing up in a world of widening social inequality, political apathy and economic uncertainty. They join gangs, are obese, have underage sex, watch porn, drink and are a menace to society. But they are also curious, kind, creative and worried about the future. Chloe Combi has travelled around the UK, talking with teenagers from all kinds of backgrounds about their lives, their fears and their dreams. Told in their voices, Generation Z is a shocking, enlightening and funny portrait of how it feels to be young and what it takes to survive and thrive on the journey to adulthood.
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Understanding the Attitudes and Attributes of America's Next Greatest Generation

Author: Grace Masback

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539591603

Category:

Page: 110

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Generation Z, or "GEN Z," is poised to become America's largest demographic group over the next few years. Tech-enabled and tech savvy, this highly diverse group is vastly different from the Millennials that preceded them. Already in possession of close to $50 billion in spending power, GEN Z influences up to $500 Billion in family spending. In The Voice of GEN Z, Grace Masback, an 18-year-old, card-carrying member of GEN Z, demystifies her generation and cracks the code on how to connect with GEN Z. Brimming with insights, this highly readable and substantive guide identifies the attitudes and attributes that define what Masback calls "America's Next 'Greatest Generation.'" Learn about GEN Z as "technology natives." Gain insights into GEN Z's entrepreneurial spirit and community consciousness. Find out why GEN Z is non-partisan but pro-world and craves what it learns via experiences. See how all of this is affected by GEN Z's unique and evolving race and gender profile. Receive direct advice on how to connect to GEN Z. Finally, hear Masback's arguments for why GEN Z will change the world in a positive way. Enriched by rich story-telling and profiles of some of GEN Z's emerging stars, The Voice of GEN Z captures this emerging generation in compelling fashion.
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A Guide for Developing the Leadership Capacity of Generation Z Students

Author: Corey Seemiller,Meghan Grace

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781456420253

Category: Educational leadership

Page: 92

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As Generation Z (individuals born from 1995 to 2010) emerges into adulthood, educators will encounter new challenges and opportunities with this new cohort of students. Members of Generation Z have grown up in a very different world from their parents, resulting in unique perspectives and experiences that define this generation. Higher-education experts Dr. Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace first began studying Generation Z for their book Generation Z Goes to College. They are now offering an even more specialized guide with Generation Z Leads, showcasing ideas and strategies for developing the leadership capacities of Generation Z students. Seemiller and Grace cover reasons why Generation Z students may not be drawn to leadership experiences, value propositions that resonate with Generation Z students to enhance participation, marketing and recruitment strategies that align with a high-touch and high-tech generation, effective ways to structure leadership experiences, opportunities to reframe service learning to social change, ideas for integrating entrepreneurship and social innovation into the leadership curriculum, insight into the roles of mentor and adviser, effective communication strategies that work with this generation, and practices for assessing leadership development and recognizing student achievements. Like every generation before and after theirs, Generation Z students are just trying to find their place in the world. With the advice of Seemiller and Grace, educators can help these students develop their leadership capacities to chart their own paths forward.
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Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization

Author: Jacob Morgan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118877292

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 9989

Throughout the history of business employees had to adapt to managers and managers had to adapt to organizations. In the future this is reversed with managers and organizations adapting to employees. This means that in order to succeed and thrive organizations must rethink and challenge everything they know about work. The demographics of employees are changing and so are employee expectations, values, attitudes, and styles of working. Conventional management models must be replaced with leadership approaches adapted to the future employee. Organizations must also rethink their traditional structure, how they empower employees, and what they need to do to remain competitive in a rapidly changing world. This is a book about how employees of the future will work, how managers will lead, and what organizations of the future will look like. The Future of Work will help you: Stay ahead of the competition Create better leaders Tap into the freelancer economy Attract and retain top talent Rethink management Structure effective teams Embrace flexible work environments Adapt to the changing workforce Build the organization of the future And more The book features uncommon examples and easy to understand concepts which will challenge and inspire you to work differently.
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A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years

Author: Jorgen Randers

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1603584226

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

View: 7841

Forty years ago, The Limits to Growth study addressed the grand question of how humans would adapt to the physical limitations of planet Earth. It predicted that during the first half of the 21st century the ongoing growth in the human ecological footprint would stop-either through catastrophic "overshoot and collapse"-or through well-managed "peak and decline." So, where are we now? And what does our future look like? In the book 2052, Jorgen Randers, one of the coauthors of Limits to Growth, issues a progress report and makes a forecast for the next forty years. To do this, he asked dozens of experts to weigh in with their best predictions on how our economies, energy supplies, natural resources, climate, food, fisheries, militaries, political divisions, cities, psyches, and more will take shape in the coming decades. He then synthesized those scenarios into a global forecast of life as we will most likely know it in the years ahead. The good news: we will see impressive advances in resource efficiency, and an increasing focus on human well-being rather than on per capita income growth. But this change might not come as we expect. Future growth in population and GDP, for instance, will be constrained in surprising ways-by rapid fertility decline as result of increased urbanization, productivity decline as a result of social unrest, and continuing poverty among the poorest 2 billion world citizens. Runaway global warming, too, is likely. So, how do we prepare for the years ahead? With heart, fact, and wisdom, Randers guides us along a realistic path into the future and discusses what readers can do to ensure a better life for themselves and their children during the increasing turmoil of the next forty years.
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Preparing for the Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business

Author: Jamie Notter,Maddie Grant

Publisher: IdeaPress Publishing

ISBN: 9781940858128

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 180

View: 3847

Is your organization ready for what is coming? Between the decline of modern management, the social media shift of power toward individuals, and the ascent of the Millennial generation into leadership roles, companies of all shapes and sizes are facing a future that they are ill-equipped to handle. As a result of this perfect storm of changes, many organizations are struggling to stay relevant to customers, capitalize on opportunities in the marketplace, and attract top talent. Successful companies, on the other hand, are shifting to embrace four key capacities that will drive the future of business: digital, clear, fluid, and fast. Drawing on both cutting-edge case studies and research on Millennials in the workplace, you ll learn how to successfully apply these four capacities in your context to drive real business results, like more engaged employees, higher-value customers, greater strategic agility, and stronger, magnetic cultures. When Millennials Take Over delivers concrete, actionable advice you can use to set your company apart as a leader--rather than a follower. The only constant is change. These four capacities are the key to being able to keep up with the complexity, uncertainty and rapid shifts in our industries and our world. When Millennials Take Over is an intelligently practical guide to how you can build these capacities for your organization - starting NOW.
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The Future of Work Is Already Here

Author: Lynda Gratton

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007525850

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 374

View: 6112

We are now facing a revolution in the way we work. This is not just about the impact that a low carbon enonomy will have on the way we work. It is also about how the nexus of technology and globalisation will work together with demographic and societal changes to fundamentally transform much of what we take for granted about work.
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