Probably the most successful such project (where the original aim was
productive people) is Shenzhen:
More background on this process in general in China (though probably
studies in Mandarin may better capture important details):
On 6/1/21 7:31 PM, Grace Githaiga via KICTANet wrote:
> This may be of interest to some here.
> Kenya was one of the earliest countries to outsource its dreaming to
> McKinsey. The entire Vision 2030 strategy was developed by the Kenyan
> government in conjunction with McKinsey & Company, with Konza being one
> of many techno-utopian urban renewal projects the firm was involved in.
> At first, most were undertaken in Asia, then, in the 2000s, the focus
> shifted to African countries, which were seen as growth markets for big
> tech and financial corporations.
> …the McKinseyfication of government and federal services often means
> that the mere production of paperwork counts as progress.Â …The
> question then becomes, Who is responsible for the failure of Konza?â€
> Read on:
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