The Freedom Doctrine ‐ The Architecture of Global Freedom

Philip R. Harris (Harris International Ltd, La Jolla, California, USA)

European Business Review

ISSN: 0955-534X

Article publication date: 1 August 2004



Harris, P.R. (2004), "The Freedom Doctrine ‐ The Architecture of Global Freedom", European Business Review, Vol. 16 No. 4, pp. 431-431.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2004, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Nations and institutions in the West have been promoting democracy and the market economy throughout the world, especially in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. However, these efforts toward change have been sporadic, not planned and systemic, as failures in Afghanistan and Iraq so well demonstrate! But, these two companion volumes present a well‐researched learning system for advancing human rights and freedoms, such as envisioned in the seminal US Constitution and Bill of Rights. These twin “freedom doctrine” books of Possibilities Publications represent the considered thinking of some 40 scientific and business leaders, many of whom possess doctorate degrees. Their five‐point freedom doctrine for a global society says it all:

  1. 1.

    to lead freely by relating, empowering and freeing all peoples dedicated to participating in our integrated and global society;

  2. 2.

    to related freely and interdependently to all cultures dedicated to our mutual growth;

  3. 3.

    to trade freely and reciprocally in a free enterprise marketplace dedicated to mutual growth;

  4. 4.

    to govern freely and democratically within, between, and among all nations;

  5. 5.

    to empower communities freely to generate all forms of new capital in order to produce a spiraling array of products, services, and solutions that benefit all humankind.

This credo for the knowledge culture is supplemented by the “how to” publication for implementing this doctrine among individuals, organizations, communities, cultures, and marketplaces. An ambitious strategy well worth examining by key management in detail (

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