Ellyard prods us to think the unthinkable. For him it's simply a matter of planetry survival.' Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Executive Director 1992-1998 United Nations Environment Programme Aspiring 21st-century corporate and community leaders will delight in Peter Ellyard's stimulating ideas and clear and elegant writing style.' Professor Dexter Dunphy, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales Peter Ellyard provides a new vision for human prosperity in the 21st century. A new culture is emerging that Ellyard calls Planetism'. It has implications for leadership and management, for education and learning, for health and wellbeing, for industrial development, for food production and agriculture, for environmental management and for intercultural relations and understanding. In urging the creation of an ecologically, economically, socially and culturally sustainable Planetist society in the 21st century, Ellyard offers a challenging vision for our own future and that of generations to come. This edition of Ideas for the New Millennium has been revised and updated.
As this century and this millennium draw to a close, there is a cause for reflection. The mistakes of the past are exposed. We're trying to clean up the unfinished business of the 20th century. With creativity and imagination Ellyard prods us to think the unthinkable. With persistence and hope he demands of us nothing but the best. For him it's simply a matter of planetary survival. --Elizabeth Dowdeswell, executive director, United Nations Environment Programme,1992-1998