The Age of Selfish Altruism

The Age of Selfish Altruism

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Alan Fairnington has distilled the emerging attitudes towards our business and social mores, and traditional consumption habits in an insightful and highly readable forecast of twenty-first century trends and developments. Julie Sherborne Managing Director ACP Magazines Asia This book is a most important framing of our evolving marketplace. Companies, governments and NGOs need to pay attention and think through its ramifications. Dr. Alan Middleton Executive Director, Marketing Professor Schulich School of Business Timely, thoughtful and provocative. John A. Quelch Professor Harvard Business School Alan Fairnington provides a roadmap for marketers who need to understand the changing values and new perspectives of consumers. He provides a well argued review of the issues and opportunities which companies will need to grasp in this century. Stefan Grafe Founder and Managing Partner Mext Consulting A thought provoking and fascinating view of the future of consumerism. The book not only provides a global perspective, but also focuses on specific challenges facing China and other major economies. Hong Du Chief Operating Officer Sina.Com.cnApple learned how to collaborate more effectively with its users after the damage to its business caused initially by a single consumer complaining about the screen of his iPod Nano becoming scratched very easily. The Nano user had failed toanbsp;...

Title:The Age of Selfish Altruism
Author:Alan Fairnington
Publisher:Wiley - 2010-05-17


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