Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has chosen some pretty ambitious New Year’s resolutions in the past, including vowing to learn Mandarin and to eat meat only that he killed himself.
Naím served as Venezuela’s Minister of Trade and Industry in the early 1990s, going on to positions as director of Venezuela’s Central Bank and executive director of the World Bank. He is currently a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
“The End of Power” is a study of how the meaning of leadership in business, politics, education, religion, and the family has undergone a dramatic change over the last century.
According to Naím, the distribution of power is shifting; small startups have shown they can conquer large corporations, CEOs have shorter tenures than ever before, and more than half of the world’s nations are democracies.
It’s an interesting choice for the CEO of a network used by nearly a third of the world’s population.
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