THE GENUINE INDIVIDUAL WITHIN THE ICT ENVIRONMENTDownload This Article
The Post-modern era of the 21st Century differs significantly from the previous time because many traditional conventions that seemed steady become unclear and uncertain. The Author examines four issues: 1) whether future communities have Vision and Goals and how they affect their life? 2) How does a consumer community match social and cultural desires? 3) What are the traits and expertise required from the national or local leadership? And 4) whether nations have Updated strategy for the future and who promote it? The Author argues that at the Post -modern era a prosperous society should be a creative and a knowledge one. It should combine trust with faith, individual strive with social accountability, self-esteem with curiosity, deep commitment with inspiring vision. At these tumultuous conditions and in order to minimize youth unemployment, so wide spreading at present, higher education systems should prepare better youngsters for nowadays challenges. But, for qualifying for that mission they must to change. They have to change their teaching methods and reshape the traditional student-professor relationships and make them more student-oriented. Professors are required to act as coaches, performers and facilitators. In sum, nations that want to prosper should strive for innovation and invest resources for identifying the appropriate people for these missions. They are usually those individuals who are dissatisfied with the current state of affairs, have a deep sense of curiosity, an opened-mindedness, a creative thinking and mostly are non-conformists.
Key Words: Creativity, Innovation, Higher Education, Post-Modernism
How to cite this paper: Avny, A. (2015). The genuine individual within the ICT environment. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 4(4-4), 524-530. https://doi.org/10.22495/jgr_v4_i4_c4_p10