Business Organization for this Information Revolution

In each of the five preceding information revolution a new way of organizing has emerged

An excellent article by Gar Alperovitz “The New-economy movement” identifies a number of new organizational forms.

The history of the last 2 information revolutions (printing press and telegraph/tele

phone) suggests, that business organizations where decision makers with the long term interest in the survivability of the company will win. Therefore ESOPs where line workers are involved in management will be the most successful.

For more on previous information revolutions see Winning Information Revolutions: from the Ice age to the Internet