A bold and prescriptive look at the future of business and the strategies needed to evolve along with it. The Industrial Age conquered space; the Information Age conquered time; now the Bio-Materials Age is conquering matter and revolutionizing commerce as we know it. Richard Oliver, noted consultant and award-winning professor, looks at what these changes mean and how your organization can align itself now. Covers seven tactics for success, profiles of seven 21st century companies, and seven products/technologies to leverage. A BusinessWeek Book.