David C. Korten
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David C. Korten

In addition to an active schedule of writing and speaking on global and national issues, I serve as president of the Living Economies Forum, chair of the board of YES! Magazine (yesmagazine.org), co-chair the New Economy Working Group (neweconomyworkinggroup.org), founding board member emeritus of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (bealocalist.org), and a member of the Club of Rome (clubofrome.org). I hold MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Stanford Business School, taught at the Harvard Business School, served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, and have 30 years experience as a development professional in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

My books include the international best seller, When Corporations Rule the World (watch for the 20th anniversary edition to be released in June 2015): Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth; Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth; The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community; and The Post Corporate World: Life After Capitalism.

For more information and periodic updates, visit my website livingeconomiesforum.org. You can also follow me on Twitter - @dkorten - and Facebook.

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Best Sellers

    • Change the Story, Change the Future

    • A Living Economy for a Living Earth
    • By: David C. Korten
    • Narrated by: Dana Hickox
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    To guide our path to a viable human future, Korten offers a "Sacred Life and Living Earth" story grounded in a cosmology that affirms we are living beings born of a living Earth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • critical reading

    • By louis d fox on 10-04-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Great Turning

    • From Empire to Earth Community
    • By: David C. Korten
    • Narrated by: Sandra Swafford
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    David Korten argues that corporate consolidation of power is but one manifestation of "Empire", the organization of society by hierarchies of dominance....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wakeup call

    • By Rob on 10-21-07

    Regular price: $17.47

    • When Corporations Rule the World

    • By: David C. Korten
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Korten shares insights from his personal experience as a participant in the growing movement for a new economy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing prophetic work...

    • By David Gower on 08-13-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Agenda for a New Economy

    • From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth
    • By: David C. Korten
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Today's economic crisis is the worst since the Great Depression. However, the steps being taken to address it do nothing to deal with the reality of a failed economic system....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Communist Propaganda

    • By Eric on 06-23-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • When Corporations Rule the World, Second Edition

    • By: David C. Korten
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    When Corporations Rule the World explains how economic globalization has concentrated the power to govern in global corporations and financial markets....

    Regular price: $24.95

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