As Douglass North explained in his Nobel Prize speech, wealth is created only if (1) macro: all institutions in society (and P2P cooperatives- my addition) work well and when (2) micro: transaction costs are very low compared to doing things yourself. Both (1) and (2) are very much influenced by networking and networks. This article about Don Tapscott is about (1).
Jaap van Till, Connectivist for a Future
Don Tapscott was one of the earliest of the world’s thought leaders to grasp the structural change in the way organizations will be run in the 21st Century. Of all the books in the new management canon, his book,Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet (2010), has the most comprehensive explanation of economy-wide implications of the change. Don has authored or co-authored 15 widely read books, including most recently Radical Openness(2013), a book co-authored with Anthony D. Williams. It explores a key value of the emerging Creative Economy:transparency.
See on www.forbes.com