Bees and Humans - by Thanh Nghiem [Reading report] by Raphaël Saillant

2011-06-07

The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2011.

Manhood consumes more than the planet can offer, and it is comparable to the Titanic sailing straight to the iceberg: it is time to change direction! The solution will not come from the top: we can find these solutions at the bottom of the pyramid, like hackers do, to solve the problems we face, and draw roads to an open world that we control: “The machine is us!”

Quote article  Raphaël Saillant, « Bees and Humans - by Thanh Nghiem », 07 june 2011, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/163.sls

In the same section

The White Man's Burden - by William Easterly

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Guillaume Tellez

The attempts to develop the poor countries through international aid plans have failed since the end of World War II and the independences. Planning and increasing amounts of aid do not lead to development and can even have counter-productive effects. One must leave the development to local actors...

>>Read more

Complementary currencies: study of the Occitan in Pézenas

[Research paper]

[Research paper] : Olivier Torrente

Complementary currencies, exchange tools parallel to official currencies and covering a large domain of initiatives, have been growing for the last decades. The development of Internet and the virtual currencies in online video games have made mmore popular this phenomenon, which dates back to...

>>Read more

Human development – Struggle against poverty - By Esther Duflo

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Nastassja Kern

Health and education are priorities in the mind of everyone. Many actors strive to ensure universal access to education and to basic health services: increase of budgets, implementation of vaccination and awareness campaigns, etc. However, the results remain disappointing and slow progress...

>>Read more

La société de consommation (Consumer society) - by Jean Baudrillard

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Katiuce Rodrigues Botelho

What does “consume” mean? Or rather, does consuming still represent something? In his book, Jean Baudrillard shows to what extent consumption has been shaping relationships in western societies. Indeed, not only is consumption a means to satisfy our needs, it has now become what tells people...

>>Read more

The Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of Economics - by Eric D. Beinhocker

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Guo Bai

The Origin of Wealth declares a paradigm shift from Traditional Economics to Complexity Economics which interprets economy as a complex adaptive system made up of realistically rational agents who dynamically interact with each other. These dynamics lead to evolutionary processes of variation,...

>>Read more

With the same doctype

Reading report

Is Capitalism self-destructive? - by... This paper is not a faithful summary of... by Florent Gitiaux
Cold Intimacies: The Making of... In this book, Eva Illouz analyses the... by Céline Peudenier
Manufacturing consent, the political... In this work, Noam Chomsky and Edouard... by Yan Vincent Genod
La Maison Nucingen - by Honoré de... La Maison Nucingen is the story of the... by Raphaël Saillant
Farm City – The Education of an Urban... Refreshingly and edgy, Novella... by Christoph Melerski
The Seven Day Weekend : Changing the... When he was twenty years old, Ricardo... by Rudy Guénaire
To save the planet, give up capitalism... Our generation's challenge is to... by Morgane Guilhe La Combe de Villers
The silent takeover: global capitalism... This analysis is a review of Noreena... by Aude Burel
La société de consommation (Consumer... What does “consume” mean? Or... by Katiuce Rodrigues Botelho
The End of the West, the Birth of the... At the beginning of the 21st century,... by Manon Le Bourdiec