ISBN 9780446525237 Published April 2001
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Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, it has been the organizing principle of society: people are what they do. But at the dawn of the new millennium, Americans see that commitment to a corporate structure does not guarantee personal validation or financial security. In the fastest growing movement today, people are rejecting the idea of corporate loyalty to explore more creative ways of making a living.
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Ever since the dawn of the industrial revolution, it has been the organizing principle of society -- people are what they do, defined by their corporate labels. But the modern corporation has begun its death march. There are 25 million free agents -- entrepreneurs, independent contractors, free-lancers, and temps. In this landmark book, trend-watcher Daniel H. Pink shows why those numbers are growing exponentially. He tells readers who free agents are, how they will impact the economy, and why the laws must be rethought to accommodate the new paradigm. He also asks what happens when life no longer revolves around the job, when people are not tethered to a single location or identity. The answers will surprise all.
Tagged: Self-employed, United States, Entrepreneurship
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