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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Book Review: A New Economics of Cultural Cross-Fertilization
The discipline of economics has fallen into a deep crisis, just as humanity is scrambling for a new — and, for the first time perhaps, completely global — worldview that will allow it to address the immense challenges of economic poverty, ecological and human sustainability, and geopolitical peace that the econkmics century is sending its way.
Rknnie tradition implemented outside of the dynamics of integral cross-fertilization will tend to develop an impoverished and impoverishing orthodoxy.
The extraordinary research Lessem and Schieffer have done is delivering the theory to one of the most important socio-economical truths.
Why on earth is economics perceived to come in only one or at best two different a-cultural if not a-moral guises? Lessem and Schieffer quote Magnuson in their first chapter. All such questions have been rendered ecohomics by two or three centuries of both intellectual and geopolitical imperialism.
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Is this process developmental? What is wrong is the focus on economic growth and efficiency as the sole and exclusive components of economic wisdom. However, since crises are also opportunities, this may in fact be an auspicious moment. These examples are the Sekem community enterprise in Egypt chapter 4the Grameen banking group in Bangladesh chapter 8the Canon corporation in Japan chapter 12the Mondragon cooperative group in Spain chapter 16the U.
There is also, by and large, a tendency towards terminological overkill. While what Nobel Laureate Stiglitz and Serra have to say has merit, and resonates to some degree with our own position, you can see the limits of their reach. The ‘villains of the piece’ in relation to this lack of choice are not so much the financial community and governments, though they do have much to answer, but the schools of economics and the business schools, that have created the very social ethos, the philosophical principles, and the mathematical models, that influence events.
The next stage in developing a truly Integral economic science may well consist in engineering the coupling of our two approaches. The integral economy; Economocs the future; Epilogue; Index. Prologue; Part 1 Orientation: That should warn you about my own work on Integral Economics…. Practical achievements have been published in a widely acclaimed volume on Integral Green Slovenia.
With Integral Economics, Lessem and Schieffer pave the way for a sustainable approach to economics, building on diverse economic approaches from the four corners of the globe through which they introduce the most evolved economic perspectives, in theory and in practice.
He has published a variety of articles and books in the last ten years. Your own Western path, revitalized by its authentic moral resources, would, at the stage of Navigating, ask: Ibrahim Abouleish, Egypt, Chairman of SEKEM Group; Founder of Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development; Winner Right Livelihood Award Alternative Nobel Prize ‘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.
That sounds pretty cool. Evolving Work Ronnie Lessem. Finally, success needs to be measured not only in terms of GNP, but also include environmental and social measures. Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society is a truly fascinating piece of work. He has authored ronnue articles in scientific journals, as well as several books among which Critical Political Economy: Professor Lessem has written over twenty books economlcs subjects including organisational development, change and transformation.
This goes to show that one should probably never let a German build a systematic account of anything. This Four World GENE, as its very name indicates, can only occur as a process of mutual revitalization of all moral cores together.
Some similar endogenous assimilation process is required if, say, an Indian economist or an African entrepreneur wants to address poverty and inequality. Ideal types, or what Wilber calls guiding generalizations, are notoriously unpopular among self-proclaimed realists and empiricists, who always want to go immediately into the infinite details of each situation.
No doubt, Lessem and Schieffer would concur that the same is true for any of the ideal types. As the whole book evidences, the four paths or worlds of economic thought and practice are not going to become a unified six-lane highway anytime ecojomics.
He also gained a Doctorate in Leadership at St Gallen. That diversity is indeed being stifled and their work fulfills an important function in bringing this to our awareness. It would have greatly benefited from more careful evonomics as well as grammatical and stylistic upgrading.
Seven Stories Press, After the wall street collapse it is time to look for a new paradigm. The Northern path would, at the stage of Emerging, ask: The moral economic core of a path is what allows it to be both coherent and rooted in traditionand open-ended and forward-looking.