NINELeadership in theEra of Biopolitics


The Second WaveBusiness leader

The Third WaveParticipant in dialogues onsocietal and global welfare

The Fourth WaveGlobal leader and biopolitician


THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS, recent advances in biotechnology, and global democratization are propelling us into the biopolitical era. As we make the transition to this new era, business will play new leadership roles and assume new responsibilities. Here we focus on the qualities and responsibilities of our corporate leaders as they move out of the Second Wave to take on their global tasks in the biopolitical arena.

From Politics to Biopolitics

Biopolitics has been defined as the exercise of control over the future of life (Rifkin 1983, ...

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