IN THIS SUMMARY
Toffler gives a new name (Powershift) to the rapidly unfolding events of the last decades and paints a captivating picture of the future. Powershift completes a monumental trilogy on change in our times, persuasively employing a cornucopia of examples on how information and technology have transformed business, politics, and society in general. This work discusses new ways of thinking about change and how it causes the abrupt transformation of an entire society form the central theme. Within the context of a new theory of social power, Powershift focuses on knowledge and its changing role as manifested in the radical transformations in business, the economy, politics, and global affairs.