A tribute to and a lament for Marshall McLuhan continues. If he had lived Marshall would have been 100 on July 21, 2011. Join me in the countdown to his centennial, and an exploration of more of his observations on the way media work in the electric age in which we live.

The CEO in the electronic age

Marshall McLuhan (1970, age 59).  The higher you go the less of you there is.    

“As any executive climbs up the echelons of the organization chart, his involvement in the organization becomes less and less.  At the top he is a dropout … .”

 

Me (February, 2011, age 58).  Which would seem to present a problem.

But then, perhaps not, according to this expert:

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Cordially, Marshall and Me

 

Reading: 

Marshall McLuhan, Culture Is Our Business, 1970, p. 30.

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Michael Hinton Saturday, February 26th, 2011
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