Globalisation has brought systems intelligence to the core of the success factors, and working life will experience a prominent shift towards an emphasis on new visionary knowledge creation. We strive to address the whole continuum from generic global traits and trends down to a specific training concept piloted by a university outreach programme. Our main concern is that the decisive importance of learning as the vehicle for pulling the contemporary societies out of the current crises has been identified, but not yet fully recognised by the policy-makers, with their mindsets constrained by past policies and beliefs. We suggest that taking off from traditional thinking is necessary for equipping the emerging knowledge economies with the mastery of systemic innovation.
The full text of this article is available in English and Spanish.The Spanish version is made possible thanks to our partner, the Organisation of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI). // El texto integro de este artículo está disponible en inglés y castellano. La versión castellana ha sido posible gracias a nuestro socio, la Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (OEI).