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Harlan Cleveland (1918-2008) was a public administrator, ambassador to NATO, and a political scientist. He served in several positions related to the administration of economic aid programs during the 1940s, as an assistant secretary in the State Department and as U.S. ambassador to NATO during the 1960s. Cleveland's papers document his government service and his work at the Aspen Institute, and include his speech and writings files, as well as correspondence and photographs.
#DIKW #KMOL Harlan Cleveland was quick to anticipate the implications of the information revolution and predicted the arrival of the knowledge worker in the global marketplace. He also believed, as he wrote in his book "Birth of a New World" (1993), that "flexible, uncentralized systems work best," whether the system is a government, a business or a charitable endeavor."
"Social development can be summarily described as the process of organizing human energies and activities at higher levels to achieve greater results. Development increases the utilization of human potential." Garry Jacobs and Harlan Cleveland, Social Development Theory
Poop-Eating Bug Helps to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Americans were alerted about greenhouse-gas emissions in the 1970s -By Harlan Cleveland, Commenting from Washington, D.C. Global warming is happening, and we humans are making it happen!” I vividly remember what Walter Orr Roberts told me in the 1970s. Roberts, a world-class atmospheric scientist, had helped start the National Center for Atmospheric Research www.worldpaper.co...