Economic Development In A Rubik's Cube World: How To Turn Global Trends Into Local Prosperity
The world is currently changing at an increasingly rapid pace, driven by six "Megatrends": deepening globalization, large scale population trends, accelerating technological progress, the "Omni Consumer," the corporate social responsibility imperative and growing political uncertainty. These trends are forcing companies to innovate and refine their fundamental business models. Investment promotion agencies and economic development organizations must not only deal with all those changes, but also with more intense competition. To do so, they need to understand their clients, environment and competitors, and respond effectively.