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THE NET EFFECT
Will the Internet be a Panacea or Curse
for Business and Society in the Next Ten Years?
By: Iain Williamson
HOW THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU
The Internet will bring about the greatest change to society and business since the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th century.
If so - are you ready to meet the challenge?
Is your company ready?
THE NET EFFECT tries to show you who will be the winners and losers in this brave new economic order. It recognizes that, as a good manager (be it in business, government or personal finance), you must anticipate change and take steps to meet the challenge head-on. It tries to prepare you for what may lie in wait.
Unlike other Internet books, THE NET EFFECT does not concern itself with how many mouse clicks it takes you to reach the Vatican Library or how long it will take you to download the Microsoft Explorer. It rises above the clicking and waiting in front of your computer monitor to take a look at what the digital world around you may be like ten years from now.
Introduction - Megachange
Chapter 1 - Diary of The Future
Chapter 2 - The Development of The Net
Chapter 3 - Breaking Through The Barriers
Chapter 4 - The Future of Banking And Investing
Chapter 5 - The Future of Communications
Chapter 6 - The Future For Entertainment
Chapter 7 - The Future For Print Media, Publishing And Libraries
Chapter 8 - Convergence
Chapter 9 - The Future For Education
Chapter 10 - The Future For The Manufacturing, Service And Hospitality Industries
Chapter 11 - The Future For Retail Commerce And Distribution
Chapter 12 - Future For Taxation And Government Revenues
Chapter 13 - The Future Workplace
Chapter 14 - The Demise of The City
Chapter 15 - Cyber Politics
Chapter 16 - Future States by Frederick S. Tipson
Chapter 17 - Could this Really Happen and Are You Ready?
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