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local and global management both necessary
The best approach to the future follows two paths. The first is built around local agriculture, combined with habitat for workers and families. Because this approach could locally maximize benefits while making the global situation worse, (local energy use producing co2) it is necessary that some of us at least be thinking globally in my mind, global means for the benefit of society and its people, but we are in a culture where global means extraction of wealth from everywhere.
Searching Google for global management" yields many links but all seem to point toward management of the earth for profit and growth. For example, quoting from their webpage,
Arizona State University's global management degree online covers leadership, management and entrepreneurship across the private, public and non-profit sectors. This includes studying global marketing, accounting, finance, markets and trade within the context of international business.
Obviously aimed at financialized growth models in a difficult world filled, it seems to assume, with opportunities. Nothing about global responsibility. A specific course:
TGM 489: Multinational Organizational Leadership
Explores multinational organizational management strategies, organizational practices/systems, and related managerial skills which are an essential part of global competitiveness. Develops skills to understand the application of analytical tools and frameworks, executes complex strategy, and builds and leads competitive teams and people.
The problem with competition is it is likely to lead to multi-level wars as losing is clearly leading to marginalization under climate warming and loss of basic food and land.