Tag Archives: globalization

Power of the Individual

I have to be honest and say that globalization frightens me just a little bit.  After reading the first few pages of the excerpt from Thomas Friedman’s book The World is Flat I began to realize that my future profession … Continue reading

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Labor vs. Professional Service, and the People Who Fill Those Jobs

This is a stereotypical depiction of a Hispanic person mowing a lawn The people of the United States are lazy, and to a certain extent, bratty. Most of us grow up depending on our parents to provide  for all of … Continue reading

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Globalization: The Future of Everything and Then Some

After the talk we had about globalization and how the world is flat, I realized that I had experienced a lot of these concepts first hand. My dad for years had worked in the gulf region of the United States … Continue reading

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How OLD are you?

While the outsourcing of jobs (potential positives and negatives) is a large part of the current globalization of the world, Friedman also mentions that globalization has moved from its 2.0 phase, which favors multinational companies, to its “updated” 3.0 model, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the (Flat) World

When I was born into this world some 20 years ago, the internet was anything but widespread. When I was young, the internet was a thing of mystery, and it was something to use to work. Now it is a … Continue reading

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Ready for a Worldwide Revolution?

       Globalization is something which I support; I look forward to seeing where it brings us and what it has to offer to the development of our quickly expanding world. I think of globalization and the trend towards outsourcing … Continue reading

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Hovering across Boundaries

The world is no longer round? Friedman playfully suggests that unlike Columbus, he ventured to India and discovered that the world is flat.  Friedman hints at the flattening of the global competitive field: once scattered intellectual fields flowing into a … Continue reading

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