Publications: 106 | Followers: 1

The World is Flat - Missouri State University

Publish on Category: Birds 0

The World is Flat
Chapter One Case, p.12 by Thomas FriedmanPresented by Sarah M.Moldehn
The World is Flat
Friedman’s Main IdeasAnswers to Case QuestionsCurrent Information
The World is Flat – Main Points
Today’s economic world is the result of three stages of globalizationGlobalization 1.0 starting 1492: from L to MGlobalization 2.0 starting in the 1800’s:From M to S, multinational companiesGlobalization 3.0 starting 2000: from S to tiny
The World is Flat – Main Points
Globalization 3.0Sharing knowledge instantly, regardless of time, distance, geography or languageThe emergence of China, India and the former Soviet Union as global players will have great impact on the United StatesCompeting in this fast-paced and competitive environment requires adapting to its speed and maintaining one’s competitive edge
The World is Flat – Main Points
Examples of Flattening Forces, p.12Fall of the Berlin Wall 1989: democracies and free marketsOutsourcing and Offshoring: The world’s biggest factories China and India gain economic prominenceInforming: The Internet becomes everyone’s main information and commerce platform
The World is Flat – Case Questions
Agree/Disagree that the world is flat?Europe: culturally and politically ‘flat’ regionAsia: several countries started already 10 years ago to provide wireless internet and TV as part of their infrastructureU.S.: home to major global companies, yet sometimes slower to embrace global influences
The World is Flat – Case Questions
Potential impacts of a flat world to job-seeking students?Real-time job interviews across continents, cultures and time zonesLearn to position oneself in a global context, e.g. language and networking abilities
The World is Flat – Case Questions
How to prepare oneself for competing in a flat world?Embrace a global view of political, cultural and personal issuesLearn to master technology that connects you with the rest of the worldBe prepared to move and to be part of globalized waves of migration
The World is Flat – Case Questions
A current flattener not on Friedman’s list?ISucceeds Google in spreading global changes in politics, culture, news, information, public debates, music, movies, lectures, etc.No need for extensive searching, trendy and current issues are already compiled and usually more interesting than watching the newsAll info can be transferred and presented to your own personal networks, e.g. Facebook
The World is Flat – Case Questions
UC Berkeley first to post full lectures to YouTube
Videos Posted Of Tibetan Protest Drive China To Block YouTube
Pakistan Blocks YouTube for 'Blasphemous' Content
Public execution in North Korea 2006
US senator Lieberman wants to Censor Youtube
The World is Flat – Current Info
BloggingGlobalization of news and critical opinionsE.g. photos of the Manhattan plane crash were on Twitter before they were on the news(http://www.stern.de/computer-technik/internet/:Flugzeugungl%FCck-Manhattan-Bei-Twitter/651799.html)Global efforts of countries and companies to tackle environmental issues(http://www.thomaslfriedman.com/bookshelf/hot-flat-and-crowded)Global warmingGrowing populationsEnergy conservation

0

Embed

Share

Upload

Make amazing presentation for free
The World is Flat - Missouri State University