Yehezkel Dror

Dror, Yehezkel

Dror, Yehezkel

Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Chair Professor of Public Administration, Emeritus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Chair Professor of Public Administration, Emeritus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Yehezkel Dror is Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Chair Professor of Public Administration, Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is an honorary member of the Club of Rome, member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and former member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies, London. He has been active as an international consultant with organizations, such as OECD, UNDP, OECD and the United Nations. He received the Israel Prize for 2005 for outstanding original scientific and applied work in policy making, capacities to govern and strategic planning. His most recent book, published in April 2014, is Avant-Garde Politician: Leadership for a New Epoch.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Saving Humanity from Itself
Abstract Western Europe is condemned for relying on talk and cheap soft power, instead of acting effectively. It deliberately leaves itself unable to act against evil and does not even seriously try to prevent atrocities, as in the case of Syria. At a later stage, diagnosis is enlarged and the article identifies a surge in tribalism and populism in Europe and America alike. Given this situation, together with the leap in human power leading the species into an epoch of Anthroporegenesis,...
Priming Political Leaders for Fateful Choices
Get Full Text in PDF Abstract This paper presents nine propositions: (1) humanity is cascading through a rupture in its history into an epoch of “anthropo-transmutation”; (2) to prevent self-destruction and facilitate pluralistic thriving many counter-conventional radical innovations in human values, institutions and policies are essential; (3) enlightened voluntarism cannot be relied upon; (4) human enhancement possibilities too requite strict control and regulation, based on clarified value...