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Leadbeater, Charles

Overview
Works: 71 works in 237 publications in 5 languages and 3,300 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HB501.5, 338.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Leadbeater
We-think by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society is based not on mass consumption now but on mass innovative participation - as is clear in phenomena from Wikipedia, YouTube and Craigslist to new forms of scientific research and political campaigning. This new mode of 'We-think' is reshaping the way we work, play and communicate
The weightless society : living in the new economy bubble by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and German and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Weightless Society shows why entrepreneurship will become a mass activity, companies will need to be structured as if they were brains, ownership must be broadly spread, networks will become the main way of organizing the knowledge economy, and truth and collaboration will be the new ethics of the new economy. Perhaps most compellingly, he shows how the same principles are being applied in the public sector. Leadbeater argues for a radical overhaul of corporate and government institutions inherited from the industrial era which are ill suited to the knowledge economy, including new approaches to measuring economic value, taxation and social entrepreneurship."--BOOK JACKET
The frugal innovator : creating change on a shoestring budget by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frugal innovation is a powerful new model for creating solutions for a world struggling with rapid population growth, exploding demand from consumers on modest incomes, and global pressure to minimize environmental damage. This new wave of innovation started in the developing world but is spreading globally. This inspiring book provides an insight into what promises to become a worldwide movement as large companies in developed economies start to learn from entrepreneurs in the developing world, who are coming up with radical solutions to pressing challenges. Frugal innovators follow four design principles to create these solutions: 'lean, simple, clean and social'. Frugal innovators are devising these new solutions for clean water and energy, affordable housing and health care, because the constraints they work give them no option but to think radically and challenge conventional wisdom. By unpicking the principles, drivers and methods for frugal innovation, Leadbeater's analysis and case studies lead to practical 'how-to' strategies for applying frugal innovation wherever you work."--
TEDTalks : Charles Leadbeater - Education Innovation in the Slums( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education - and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become
Living on thin air : the new economy by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accessible book for anyone who is concerned about the future of their job or their profession. The underlying message of the book is optimistic. It is about opportunities that will emerge from wider markets and new technologies, and its conclusion should help people prepare themselves better for the future. Although the book is informed by management theory, economic and social psychology, it is not heavy or theoretical. It includes case studies and examples drawn from England, Continental Europe, the USA and Asia to examine companies which exemplify the trends described here
Up the down escalator : why the global pessimists are wrong by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Up the Down Escalator Charles Leadbeater takes on the high priests of pessimism from left and right. He examines the arguments of commentators like Naomi Klein, John Gray and Roger Scruton, showing that the vogue for pessimism has gone too far. Pessimism is becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy: we are talking ourselves into a state of helplessness." "Instead, he argues, there are good grounds for modest optimism that the state of the world could improve in coming decades, provided that sustained innovation in science, technology and business are matched by social and political change to make globalization more equitable and environmentally sustainable."--BOOK JACKET
School leadership for public value : understanding valuable outcomes for children, families and communities by Denis Mongon( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a timely contribution to the debate about the purpose and structure of schooling in England. It describes how some schools enhance pupil attainment by creating strong alliances with their neighbourhood communities
In search of work by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of prosperity by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The independents : Britain's new cultural entrepreneurs by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across Britain, thousands of young Independents are working from bedrooms, workshops and run-down offices in some of the fastest growing sectors of the British economy: cultural industries such as design, fashion, multimedia and Internet services. The authors set out the current state of cultural industries and recommend new approaches to education, business support, finance and arts policy to help provide these new cultural entrepreneurs with a firmer base to build upon
The rise of the social entrepreneur by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innovation in education : lessons from pioneers around the world by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first WISE publication examines 16 pioneering projects, almost all of which have been winners or finalists of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards, that have succeeded in transforming people's lives through education. It looks at some of the common features of innovation, how innovation happens, and when and how to scale up
Civic entrepreneurship by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pro-am revolution : how enthusiasts are changing our society and economy by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To our mutual advantage by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A piece of the action : employee ownership, equity pay and the rise of the knowledge economy by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surfing the long wave : knowledge entrepreneurship in Britain by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personalisation through participation : a new script for public services by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The self-policing society by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the caravan and other stories ... by Charles Leadbeater( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The weightless society : living in the new economy bubble
Alternative Names
Charles Leadbeater britischer Trendforscher und Berater der britischen Regierung

Charles Leadbeater Brits journalist

Leadbeater, C. W

Лидбитер, Чарльз

Чарльз Лидбитер

리드베터, 찰스 웹스터

리드베터, 챨스 웹스터

리드비터, C. W

리드비터, 찰스 웹스터

チャールズ・リードビーター

レッドビーター, チャールズ

Languages
English (149)

Japanese (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The weightless society : living in the new economy bubbleLiving on thin air : the new economyUp the down escalator : why the global pessimists are wrongThe independents : Britain's new cultural entrepreneursThe rise of the social entrepreneurTo our mutual advantageSurfing the long wave : knowledge entrepreneurship in Britain