Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
← Back to Search

Post-Capitalist Society

P. Drucker
Published 1993 · Political Science, Materials Science

Save to my Library
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
From the Publisher: A probing and incisive analysis of the major world transformation from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society and how it will affect society, economics, business, and politics now and in the years ahead. In Post-Capitalist Society Peter Drucker describes how every few hundred years a sharp transformation has taken place and greatly affected society - its worldview, its basic values, its business and economics, and its social and political structure. According to Drucker, we are right in the middle of another time of radical change, from the Age of Capitalism and the Nation-State to a Knowledge Society and a Society of Organizations. The primary resource in the post-capitalist society will be knowledge and the leading social groups will be "knowledge workers." Looking backward and forward, Drucker discusses the Industrial Revolution, the Productivity Revolution, the Management Revolution, and the governance of corporations. He explains the new functions of organizations, the economics of knowledge, and productivity as a social and economic priority. He covers the transformation from Nation-State to Megastate, the new pluralism of political systems, and the needed government turnaround. Finally, Drucker details the knowledge issues and the role and use of knowledge in post-capitalist society. Divided into three parts - Society, Polity, and Knowledge - Post-Capitalist Society provides a searching look into the future as well as a vital analysis of the past, focusing on the challenges of the present transition period and how, if we can understand and respond to them, we can create a new future.



This paper is referenced by
10.1145/1552262.1552270
UICO: an ontology-based user interaction context model for automatic task detection on the computer desktop
A. Rath (2009)
10.17123/ATAD.77030
İMKB Turizm Sektöründe Entellektüel Sermayenin Firma Değeri Üzerindeki Etkisinin Analizi
Semra Karacaer (2010)
10.1111/1467-9906.00141
Neo–Bohemia: Art and Neighborhood Redevelopment in Chicago
R. Lloyd (2002)
10.1007/978-0-387-35611-2_5
Knowledge or Information
Ewa Braf (2001)
10.1142/S0217590801000218
IS MERITOCRACY OUTMODED IN A KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY?
Stephen J. Appold (2001)
10.1016/S0957-4174(00)00050-6
The knowledge chain model: activities for competitiveness
C. Holsapple (2001)
10.1080/08874417.2002.11647616
Knowledge Management Mechanisms in E-Commerce: A Study of Online Retailing and Auction Sites
Fiona Nah (2002)
PRIVACY MANAGEMENT OF E-HEALTH Content Analysis of 39 U.S. Health Providers' Privacy Policies
O. Järvinen (2005)
10.1016/S0048-7333(02)00106-3
Mapping technological trajectories of the Green Revolution and the Gene Revolution from modernization to globalization
G. Parayil (2003)
10.1542/NEO.5-2-E50
Organizing Regional Perinatal Quality Improvement: Global Considerations and Local Implementation
D. Wirtschafter (2004)
10.1108/14635770410538745
Benchmarking knowledge management in a public organisation in Malaysia
Syed Omar Sharifuddin Syed-Ikhsan (2004)
Los sistemas de información y las TIC al servicio de la gestión del conocimiento y el capital intelectual
E. Cortés (2003)
Which Way is Up
J. Huston (2005)
10.1093/ICC/DTH058
The Theory of the Knowledge-Creating Firm: Subjectivity, Objectivity and Synthesis
I. Nonaka (2005)
10.1016/J.TECHFORE.2004.06.001
From information society to biosociety? On societal waves, developing key technologies, and new professions
T. Ahlqvist (2005)
Pathways and Roadblocks: Challenges for education policy in a changing labour market
L. Watson (2005)
Welke factoren zijn bepalend voor kennisproductiviteit? : 16 concrete vernieuwingsprojecten onderzocht
P. Keursten (2005)
10.1007/978-94-010-0916-4_24
Innovative Teachers: Promoting Lifelong Learning For All
C. Day (2001)
Success: A measure of what we value?: An exploration of the discursive construction of educational success in the public domain
Eliza de Waal-Stevens (2013)
10.28939/IAM.DEBATS-EN.2017-13
The cultural mission of universities
A. Villarroya (2017)
10.1108/JMH-05-2012-0042
Ian Macneil and relational contract theory: evidence of impact
Josetta S. Mclaughlin (2014)
10.1080/13632434.2017.1293633
‘You’ll see that everywhere’: institutional isomorphism in secondary school subject departments
S. Puttick (2017)
10.5539/IJBM.V7N2P289
Conceptual Knowledge Approach to Op erational Risk Management (A Case Study)
A. Jebrin (2012)
10.1007/s13524-015-0426-x
War and Marriage: Assortative Mating and the World War II GI Bill
Matthew F. Larsen (2015)
10.1007/978-3-319-96956-5_2
What Is a Career
A. Brewer (2018)
10.5430/IJBA.V4N6P82
Innovation in the Global Age: Implications for Business and Management in the Knowledge Economy
A. Prasad (2013)
10.1002/KPM.302
Firm-Specific Knowledge and Competitive Advantage: Evidence and KM Practices
R. Andreu (2008)
10.1504/IJBSR.2007.015835
Organisational issues for knowledge management in SMEs
Rajesh K. Pillania (2007)
10.1080/01944360708978526
How Art and Culture Happen in New York
Elizabeth Currid (2007)
10.1017/S0020743809091120
'The Dubai Model': An Outline of key Development-Process Elements in Dubai (reprint)
M. Hvidt (2009)
10.1057/palgrave.kmrp.8500155
Knowledge transfer by sharing task templates: two approaches and their psychological requirements
U. V. Riss (2007)
Management and Learning in the Knowledge Society
H. Jensen (2008)
See more
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar