Tag Archives for network society

When in doubt, move to the meta level

Martin Reeves and his team at the Boston Consulting Group Strategy Institute have been working hard to regain BCG’s position as the world’s foremost strategic thinkers. A tough nut to crack in a time of uncertainty (world economic crisis) and … Continue reading

16. February 2010 by Philipp
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Culture, Politics, and our Networked Lifeworlds

By: Philipp Mueller and Violetta Pleshakova In 2010, it has become a truism that culture, lifeworlds, and our political economies are transforming. It is obvious that the Web is impacting society, bringing in new lifestyles, attitudes, values, work patterns and … Continue reading

09. February 2010 by Philipp
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Lessons from Information Revolution 1.0

Whenever I teach in Erfurt at our planetary school of public policy, I live at the monastery where Martin Luther lived, before he started his career as a professor in Wittenberg. The Augustine monastery has been transformed into an upscale … Continue reading

12. July 2009 by Philipp
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World 2.0: Political Theory in Network Society

Political theory asks the question how do we create the good life? How good are historical and contemporary forms of governance and what can we do in order to improve governance for our contemporary and future societies? How do we … Continue reading

12. June 2009 by Philipp
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Beyond Competitive Strategy

For 30 years competitive strategy (the five forces, portfolio analysis, learning, new market development, blue oceans) has determined how we think strategy. Competitive strategy was built on the 19th Century Prussian military understanding that business could be described through strategic … Continue reading

31. May 2009 by Philipp
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Planetary Public Policy

We have students from more than 40 countries at the Erfurt School of Public Policy. Sometimes, when asked what is it that differentiates us from other public policy schools, I  refer to our planetary perspective.  But what does that mean? … Continue reading

25. May 2009 by Philipp
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Shaping Network Society

For the last four years, this blog has been headed “living-network-society.” At the time it had been a rather preposterous title for an important conversation. Today, living network society has become mainstreamed. But policy questions about our networked environments have … Continue reading

30. April 2009 by Philipp
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