In Australia, there’s a saying that goes: “When Americans elect a president for themselves, they elect one for us too.” Of course, not only Australians are watching the American presidential election campaign with rapt attention. For many — including American economist and public policy analyst Dr. …

650 Labs founder Mark Zawacki has a deceptively glib way of summing up the changes he sees ahead of us: “No more $14 avocado toast!” Of course, as the creator of a consultancy helping non-technology multinationals understand Silicon Valley’s disruptions, we should expect a quip like this from Mr. Zawacki…

If we imagine government fiscal policy as a bridge taking us over the economic disruption of this pandemic, we should be asking one question in particular. In Saul Eslake’s view, that question is: “What sort of roads on the other side of this bridge do we want to build?”

In…

With the massive drop-off in performance that the pandemic has visited upon the world economy, many business leaders are effectively frozen in place. But waiting and watching, rather than “learning through complexity” is the biggest mistake they could make, in Barry O’Reilly’s view. …

COVID-19 has shaken up the business world forever and amid the rapidly changing environment companies now face a make-or-break decision — look after employees’ mental health, or suffer far-reaching consequences.

The pandemic has not only impacted how employees operate within their companies — with many working from home — but…

Clearly, the COVID-19 pandemic is reorganizing the world, but to what end? According to the human development social innovator Robb Smith, we are in the midst of a “meta-crisis” that predates but includes the pandemic. …

Six months since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, relevant empirically proven information is scares, while general complexity is high — and rising. According to the lauded American sociobiologist and futurist Rebecca D. Costa, these are conditions that may be outpacing our ability to manage them.

Ms. Costa is an…

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