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Author: John Naisbitt

Year Published: 1982

Description: This bestselling book by future studies John Naisbitt provided a long-term forecast on the impact of the economic shifts that characterized the latter years of the 20th century.  Written in 1982, it outlined 10 specific trends, chief among them the transition from an industrial-based national economy to an information-based global one; the emerging role of technology in people's lives and work; the move away from highly centralized hierarchies to more egalitarian organizations; and the rise of participatory democracy.

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