Harvesting People: Toward the Political Economy of a Knowledge Society

By Alexander Kouzmin, Shankar Sankaran and Stewart Hase.

Published by The Organization Collection

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The present patenting of “life” and the rush to economically “harvest” people warrants the Knowledge Management discourse to broaden its focus and its time horizons.

Keywords: Body-parts Industry, Economic Harvesting of People, Genetic Engineering, Governance, Health Entrepreneurs, Intergenerational Utilities, Knowledge, Knowledge Economy, Neo-classical and Neo-liberal Economics, Patents, Pharmaceutical Industry, Research and Development

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 4. Article: Print (Spiral Bound), ISSN: ISSN 1447-9524, MC04-0038-2004. Article: Electronic (PDF File; 226.835KB), ISSN: ISSN 1447-9575, MC04-0038-2004.

A/Prof. Shankar Sankaran

Associate Professor, Graduate College of Management, Southern Cross University, Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia

Dr Stewart Hase

Director, Southern Cross Institute of Action Research, Graduate College of Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia

Stewart Hase is a psychologist with an interest in work, and work and learning. He is fascinated by processes within organisations and particularly by expressions of intrapsychic phenomena and how to use psychotherapeutic methods to address them.

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