The End of Power by Moisés Naím audiobook

The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn't What It Used to Be

By Moisés Naím
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12.99 Hours Unabridged
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The provocative bestseller explaining the decline of power in the twenty-first century -- in government, business, and beyond. Power is shifting -- from large, stable armies to loose bands of insurgents, from corporate leviathans to nimble start-ups, and from presidential palaces to public squares. But power is also changing, becoming harder to use and easier to lose. In The End of Power, award-winning columnist and former Foreign Policy editor Moisés Naím illuminates the struggle between once-dominant megaplayers and the new micropowers challenging them in every field of human endeavor. Drawing on provocative, original research and a lifetime of experience in global affairs, Naím explains how the end of power is reconfiguring our world. "The End of Power will ... change the way you look at the world."--Bill Clinton "Extraordinary."--George Soros "Compelling and original."--Arianna Huffington "A fascinating new perspective...Naím makes eye-opening connections."--Francis Fukuyama Inaugural Pick for Mark Zuckerberg's "Year of Books" Challenge * Financial Times Best Book of the Year * Washington Post Notable Book * Washington Post Nonfiction Bestseller

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The provocative bestseller explaining the decline of power in the twenty-first century -- in government, business, and beyond.


Power is shifting -- from large, stable armies to loose bands of insurgents, from corporate leviathans to nimble start-ups, and from presidential palaces to public squares. But power is also changing, becoming harder to use and easier to lose. In The End of Power, award-winning columnist and former Foreign Policy editor Moisés Naím illuminates the struggle between once-dominant megaplayers and the new micropowers challenging them in every field of human endeavor. Drawing on provocative, original research and a lifetime of experience in global affairs, Naím explains how the end of power is reconfiguring our world.


"The End of Power will ... change the way you look at the world."--Bill Clinton


"Extraordinary."--George Soros


"Compelling and original."--Arianna Huffington


"A fascinating new perspective...Naím makes eye-opening connections."--Francis Fukuyama


Inaugural Pick for Mark Zuckerberg's "Year of Books" Challenge * Financial Times Best Book of the Year * Washington Post Notable Book * Washington Post Nonfiction Bestseller


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Author Bio: Moisés Naím

Author Bio: Moisés Naím

Moisés Naím is a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and an internationally syndicated columnist. For more than a decade he was the editor in chief of Foreign Policy magazine and under his leadership, the magazine was relaunched, won the National Magazine award for General Excellence three times, and became one of the world’s most influential publications in international affairs. He also served as Venezuela’s Minister of Industry and Trade and as executive director of the World Bank. He holds a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and lives in Washington, DC.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 12.99
Audience: Adult
Language: English