08 Apr '11, 9am

Why Small Business is Beautiful

Schumacher wrote of, “a technology with a human face.” He also a advocated “a new direction to technological development, a direction that shall lead it back to the real needs of man, and that also means to the actual size of man. Man is small, and, therefore, small is beautiful.” Were he alive today, Schumacher would likely be amazed to see how information technology and social media have advanced to empower individuals and small businesses to have a global reach. Powerful web-based information technologies have flattened the playing field and made it possible for small, decentralized organizations to achieve big results and compete effectively with much larger businesses. Despite the global age we live in most large business and social organizations urge their people to “Think Globally, Act Locally” by taking small-scale action in their communities. Planet: Schumacher sa...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/small-business-beauti...

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