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Top US biz strategist talks `change or die'

  • Edith A. Johnson

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, January 27 2009   /  01:22 pm

"What exactly is the crisis?" How can we - the bigger we, the post-Obama swearing-in united we - determine the real root causes of the world's current crisis and harness our forces to find a better balance? American professor Peter Senge has been having conversations with forward-thinking business scions for the past 20 years. He has sat at the table when business leaders, even competitors like Coca Cola and Nestl*, collaborated to rethink their basic approach to how their businesses affect planetary elemental concerns like breathable air, drinkable water, and renewable energy. "Money for a business is like oxygen for a person. You need it to live. But it's not the reason you live." United in Diversity, a well-connected NGO chaired by Sinar Harapan's Aristides Katoppo, sponsored Senge to help their crop of young minds, fellows in their IDEAS Ind...