The Great Reset named as finalist of the National Business Book Award. The finalists for this year’s National Business Book Awards were announced by co-sponsors PwC and BMO Financial Group. The award is presented to the author of an outstanding Canadian business-related book published in 2010.
Richard Florida’s, The Great Reset, makes the top business books list of 2010. Florida’s flood of data forms a nice mosaic of snapshots as he explains how the Industrial Revolution and the Great Depression morphed the largely rural, agrarian economy and population of the United States into an urban manufacturing powerhouse.
Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class, takes a broad look at the current economic crisis in his latest book. Florida starts The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity by examining past economic crises, and how the country emerged stronger from them.
Academic and best-selling author, Richard Florida, has long been documenting how creativity is revolutionizing the global economy. His new book, The Great Reset, says our post-crash prosperity depends on it all the more. One of the critical things for Ireland will be developing strategies and approaches that continue to harness the creativity and innovation of the entire workforce.
In his new book, The Great Reset: how new ways of living drive post-crash prosperity, Florida goes beyond economics in his analysis of the affects of global financial crisis. His work is built around the theory of ‘spatial fix’ advanced by neo-Marxist geographer David Harvey in mid-1970s, to describe how capitalism resolves inner crises through geo-graphical restructuring.
“The Great Reset” is the title of sociologist and economic development guru Richard Florida’s latest opus, a sobering look at how the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression may change how we live, work and travel for decades to come.
Urbanist Richard Florida charts the progress of the long depression of the late 19th century and the great depression of 1930s from pain austerity through to opportunity and eventual recovery.
Richard Florida looks at the big patterns that emerged from calamitous economic downturns in the past — the deep and prolonged depressions of the 1870s and 1930s — in his book The Great Reset.
Does living out beyond fit into Richard Florida’s thinking on the great reset he claims our society is starting to experience?
To Californians weary of reports of government insolvency, soaring unemployment and foreclosure nightmares, economic development expert Richard Florida has somewhat of a sunny forecast.
Richard Florida’s new book, “The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity.” equates the current moment to the nation’s two earlier major economic meltdowns — the Long Depression that followed the Panic of 1873 and the Great Depression of the 1930s. The reset that followed each of those episodes transformed the American geography in ways that fit perfectly into the new model for prosperity. It’ll happen again this time, says Florida, but it won’t be quick and easy.
It’s not just a matter of bank failures, spiraling foreclosures, high unemployment and the rest of this mess. Many of us sense that we’re on the cusp of a fundamental shift in our economy and culture. Though most may be in denial, the evidence strongly suggests that the American economy has been propelled and sustained by criminally inflated credit and rampant speculation, and we are on the precipice of a change that will result in a dramatically altered American landscape.
In his latest book, The Great Reset, Florida recounts causes of the Long Depression of 1870s and the Great Depression of 1930s, and analyses the ensuing social and economical effects – the rise of innovation, changes in infrastructure, geographical resettlement and alteration of ways of living and working. Florida calls these adjustments resets and thinks the next Great Reset will take place soon or even now, if not already.
According to Philip Langdon, the prescriptions in this stimulating book ought to be on the national agenda. Florida is in the vanguard of something vital.
John Hagel reviews Richard Florida’s compelling new book, The Great Reset, that takes a longer term historical view of changing patterns in the settlement of people and places.
This incredibly interesting and well-written commentator on the socio-economics of the modern era has hit yet another grand slam, eclipsing his phenomenal “Rise of the Creative Class” with the bright-yellow covered, “The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive a Post-Crash Prosperity.”
“The promise of the current Reset is the opportunity for a life made better not by ownership of real estate, appliances, cars, and all manner of material goods, but by greater flexibility and lower levels of debt, more time with family and friends, greater promise of personal development, and access to more and better experiences.”
The Great Reset we’re in the middle of is going to take time, but it is happening now, and where we live and work—and how we live and work—is going to have to change to meet the new economy’s needs. To navigate that change, Richard Florida’s The Great Reset is the perfect guide.
Felix Salmon’s review of Richard Florida’s new book, The Great Reset. The conceit of this book is that the crisis of 2008 will act much like previous crises in 1873 and 1933, and mark the point at which the old way of doing things died and a new social order began to rise from the ashes.
Bloomberg’s 50 of their avorite titles published since Jan. 1, 2009, including Richard Florida’s, The Great Reset.
Robert Morris’ 5 out of 5 Star Review of Richard Florida’s, The Great Reset. According to Morris, The Great Reset is the most valuable book that Richard Florida has written…thus far.
According to Dallas Business Commentary Examiner, Robert Morris there is no one else who generates more and more valuable insights concerning the evolution of the U.S. culture than does Richard Florida.
In his book The Great Reset, Richard Florida examines the need to understand that classroom education is merely one phase of a continuous process of learning, discovery, and engagement that can occur anywhere and anytime.
Part of the Working Paper Series by Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick on the factors that shape economic development in Canadian regions.