As Trends subscribers know, the unprecedented rise in American affluence over the past 250 years was enabled by a series of five techno-economic revolutions. Such revolutions only enter their most productive stage when the economic institutions of society have been optimized for the new paradigm. As groundbreaking research by Harvard’s Michael Porter revealed, seven institutions of the Mass Production Era are undermining our transformation and are all linked to government. To get beyond these barriers, we must be willing to deconstruct the enormous administrative state that is still designed for the previous era. What is “deconstruction”? How is it likely to be implemented? What are the implications? How will it impact policymakers, managers, and citizens? We’ll show you.
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