The waves of change
1st wave of change was the agricultural revolution in the 18th and 19thcenturies.
2nd wave Industrial Revolution which required substantial increases in agricultural output to feed the growing industrial cities. It is rooted in materialism and epitomised by individuality, competition and profit making. Rational decision-making.
3rd wave marks growing concern for sustainability, interconnectedness of individuals and corporations. Advanced communication links workers and functions, conservation, sanctity of life, cooperation, personal growth, self-fulfilment, less material wealth concerns and more dignity, integrity and inner harmony.