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Integral Economics by Professor Ronnie Lessem, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. by Ronnie Lessem & Alexander Schieffer. A Summary of: Lessem, R. & Schieffer, A. (). Integral Economics: Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society. In this context, Ronnie Lessem’s and Alexander Schieffer’s Integral Economics: Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society is a truly fascinating piece of.

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That should warn you about my own work on Integral Economics…. A person walking an authentically Eastern path of economic wisdom will not answer questions coming from ecnomics Western path in the same way a person on the Southern or Northern path would.

The extraordinary research Lessem and Schieffer have done is delivering the theory to one of the most important socio-economical truths.

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Seriously now, I believe the authors are on to something important here. He has published a variety of articles and books in the integrao ten years. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. He also gained a Doctorate in Leadership at St Gallen. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Integral Economics : Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society

Unlike several other efforts in this regard, Integral Economics not only critiques the hedonistic, greed based consumeristic model of development but also provides the reader with an alternative non-violent economic model lesem extensive and scholastic study of various sustainable grassroot movements across the globe. Furthermore, over the past years, three international conferences on an Integral Economy for Slovenia, Europe and the World have been taken place.


Ideal types, or what Wilber calls guiding generalizations, are notoriously unpopular among ronnis realists and empiricists, who always want to go immediately into the infinite details of each situation.

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Why are we, both in our teaching of economics and in our day-to-day practices hence also in our legal frameworksmarginalizing or even diabolizing non-capitalist, non-patriarchal, commons-oriented ways of working, producing, consuming, and investing?

Vandana Shiva Philosopher, environmental activist, eco feminist and rknnie of several books, India. They do so by introducing the most evolved economic perspectives and bringing them into creative dialogue to produce an integral, dynamically balanced approach.

What is eminently integral about their method is that they careful stay away from ideological stalemates.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The models Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer have created show how innovation occurs when the ecological, societal, political and cultural spheres are working in balance.

He is currently working with Virgin Group companies. The Northern path would, at the stage of Emerging, ask: Actually, however, this open-endedness is part and parcel of the approach.

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Both of them are bound to come out modified in the process, but the prospect is one I integrsl truly exhilarating. What is wrong is the focus on economic growth and efficiency as the sole and exclusive components of economic wisdom.

However, since crises are also opportunities, this may in fact be an ronnir moment. Each chapter corresponds to one path Southern for chapters 5 to 8, Eastern for chapters 9 to 12, Northern for chapters 13 to 16, and Western for chapters 17 to 20 and to one stage Grounding for chapters 5, 9, 13, and 17; Emergence for chapters 6, 10, 14, and 18; Navigation for chapters 7, 11, 15, and 19; and Effect for chapters 8, 12, 16, and It is for this very reason, that I recommend this book to everyone participating in the necessary task of renewing economics from the inside out, in theory and practice.


One must understand that Just Peace is created by the Just Relationship of an individual with others, with other cultures and with other creatures — the larger Whole of which all are a part and lesse, our economics, Integral Economics in the authors’ terms, should pivot around a moral, spiritual core and not around greed and power. After reading this book, its contention that economic systems must build on local strengths seems self-evident and logical; but this just goes to show the genius of its authors since before reading it, such a bold, just and sensible economic premise was beyond the realm of possibility.

There is also, by and large, a tendency towards terminological overkill.

Philosopher, environmental activist, eco feminist and author of several books, India. Remaking Ourselves, Enterprise and Society G. Do read it and be inspired! Should I make that phrase into a registered trademark, I wonder?

Transforming Enterprise and Society Farnham: Why on earth is economics perceived to come in only one or at best two different a-cultural if not a-moral guises?