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Integral Economics by Professor Ronnie Lessem, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. by Ronnie Lessem & Alexander Schieffer. A Summary of: Lessem, R. & Schieffer, A. (). Integral Economics: Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society. In this context, Ronnie Lessem’s and Alexander Schieffer’s Integral Economics: Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society is a truly fascinating piece of.

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That diversity is indeed being stifled and their work fulfills an important function econojics bringing this to our awareness. This is the grounding axiom of any integral approach. Should I make that phrase into a registered trademark, I wonder? However, their ultimate goal is to offer us a model of integrally informed economic innovation. Seriously now, I believe the authors are on to something important here. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

In Integral Economics Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer pave the way for a sustainable approach to economics, building on the richness of diverse economic approaches from all over the globe. However, since crises are also opportunities, this may in fact be an auspicious moment. Ronnie Lessem was the managing director of a clothing business in South Africa and he has acted as a consultant and adviser on organisational learning, knowledge creation and cross-cultural management to international companies such as the Anglian Water Group in the UK.

In fact, that NGO puts a lot of energy into showing people in the South and East that they need absolutely not seek to simply emulate or imitate Westerners when it comes to conceptions of development, wealth, or well-being. As the GENE implies, different worlds co-creatively engage with each other. Remaking Ourselves, Enterprise and Society G. Each of the letters has its meaning. These examples are the Sekem community enterprise in Egypt chapter 4the Grameen banking group in Bangladesh econmoics 8the Canon corporation in Japan chapter 12the Mondragon cooperative group in Spain chapter 16the U.


There are real, and many, alternatives to the economic mainstream. They argue that neither individual enterprises nor wider society will be transformed for the better without a integtal economic perspective. They do so by introducing the most evolved economic perspectives and bringing them into creative dialogue to produce an integral, dynamically balanced approach. Economic commons; Grassroots economics; Subsistence economics; The social business; Co-evolutionary economics, Conscious economics; Associative economics; The developmental enterprise; Economics of the common good; Social learning and the network economy; Open economics; The cooperative enterprise; New economics; Real economics; Well-being economics; The sustainable enterprise.

He is also a priest in a French-speaking Orthodox Christian church that merges Oriental and Occidental spiritual paths — a genuinely integral personality in inteyral sense of Lessem and Schieffer, to be sure. Both the Western and the Eastern path have been rendered inauthentic by the deleterious manner in which we, in the West, have imposed our values and narrow self-understanding on the planet through globalized mechanisms and institutions. What is eminently integral about their interal is that they careful stay away from ideological stalemates.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. Alexander Schieffer is German. He also gained a Doctorate in Leadership at St Gallen.

Fourthly, successful development requires a balanced role between market and state. In other words, you need to uncover the South, East, North and West, metaphorically, not econlmics, of your society, while also, and in the process, drawing from these worlds. The dominant model of economic thinking has become the biggest threat to the planet’s health and human well being and survival.

Thirdly, there are areas where economic science has neither enough evidence nor a strong enough theory—there is no evidence that rapid liberalization, especially in a country integrzl high unemployment, will lead to faster economic growth. Is this process developmental? It is for this very reason, that I recommend this book to everyone participating in the necessary task of renewing economics from the inside out, in theory and practice.


Integral Economics : Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society

Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer have to be commended for probing into and significantly evolving this unexplored field of Integral Economics, which is an area dreaded by most in their profession to enter. The Northern path would, at the stage of Emerging, ask: Integral Economics is just this alternative.

After the wall street collapse it is time to look for a new paradigm. We can notify ceonomics when this item is back in stock.

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The journey through this vast landscape is both dizzying and exhilarating. After reading this book, its contention that economic systems must build on local strengths seems self-evident and logical; but this just goes to show the genius of its authors since before reading it, such a bold, just and sensible economic premise was beyond the realm of possibility.

Their aim, remember, is emphatically not merely to explain the state of diversity currently prevailing in the world of economic ideas and practices. The next stage in developing a truly Integral economic science may well consist in engineering the coupling of our two approaches. So actually, none of the four paths or worlds of economic wisdom are ever completely disjointed from each other.

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