Subsequently, in both world war i and world war ii, none of the combatants, victor or vanquished, gained as a result of the conflict the united states and the soviet union did emerge as the two global super powers after world war ii. Success is your guide for personal and professional development through inspiration, motivation and training.
A brief history of the twenty-first century by now, most folks have probably heard about the latest book by celebrated author thomas friedman, the world is flat. In the world is flat, friedman identifies 10 flatteners that have reshaped business, our lives, and our world in the 21st century he begins with the fall of the berlin wall in 1989, one of the most vivid examples of the impact of technology on human history. The brand is familiar to people all around the world, and is available in many different varieties the company takes pride in the development of unique marketing strategies, which have allowed growth and access to various places throughout the world. A study by the world institute for development economics research reported that, in 2000, the richest one percent of adults worldwide owned 40 percent of the world's wealth, and the richest 10 percent possessed a full 85 percent.
The world is flat first identifies three distinct events as flatteners: the fall of the berlin wall, the initial public offering of netscape, and workflow software that allows work to flow seamlessly. 10 flatteners of the world on july 24, 2007, thomas l friedman published a further updated and expanded edition of his book the world is flat in my next blog, i would like to discuss how the flat world affects education system, teachers and students. The world is flat is a nice metaphore, but politics and economy is not flat or simple and friedman's attempts to make it so makes the book an overbearing read while friedman may have multiple pulitzers, these are for his short articles, definetly not his book (and two of his pulitzers are over 20 years old.
The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century is an international best-selling book by thomas l friedman that analyzes globalization, primarily in the early 21st century. World flatteners leading to the success of coca-cola played role of leadership in the beverage market in most countries its sales not only exceed its main competitor, pepsi-cola, but also included in guinness book of world records. Therefore, generalizing sorokin's findings to the world as a whole, there may be grounds to conclude that the process of globalization is inherently disruptive and that an increasing incidence of conflict is an inevitable bi-product of it. Friedman posits that, from 2000 to the present, individuals, you and i - consituencies of one, lead in making the global connections of the flat world friedman cited world flatteners, a few events in the last few decades.
Carolyn harraway-smith, md, facog, dabfm read more samantha divine jallah read more. The world being flat refers to a leveled playing field of business where all competitors have equal opportunities, and the flatteners are events and developments that have allowed this to happen what are the 10 flatteners. The world is flat 30 is an essential update on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks-environmental, social, and political, powerfully illuminated by the pulitzer prize-winning author of the lexus and the olive tree. The world is flat forum was a collaborative venture of the alliance, a strategic relationship between the diversity collegium and the american institute for managing diversity, inc attendees were drawn from industry, academia and. Friedman lists 10 major worldwide events that he credits as being central to the increase in globalization h e calls these events flatteners, as he states tha t they opened up and flattened the world increasing the ease of transfer of info rmation, goods and serv ices across and between countries and cultures.
These dimensions correspond well to thomas friedman's flatteners (as described in his book the world is flat), though they are not exhaustive thomas l friedman, the world is flat (new york: farrar, straus and giroux, 2005. World flatteners leading to the success of coca-cola our company, the coca-cola company, is an american multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups which is headquartered in atlanta, georgia. My path to success my father was always proud of me and thought of me being an engineer after seeing each lego model that i had created the influence of my father led me to believe that engineering would be as easy as a lego set and therefore, i started out with my major as engineering.
As friedman describes in the world is flat there are three eras of globalization and ten flatteners which made the world smaller, making it easier to communicate and share our knowledge this paper deals with the flattener number 2 ie. He refers to ten flatteners: things that have enabled us to connect with the rest of the world much more easily than ever before events such as the fall of the berlin wall, netscape going public, and the new world of technologies on steroids -- cell phones, wireless devices, always being connected, and so on -- have made our world a new place. Aside from the ten flatteners, friedman (2007) has also come up with three convergence that will reinforce the effect of these flatteners on the shifting of the world's economy according to friedman (2007), the first convergence is the co-dependencies of one flattener to each other. After 9/11, friedman says, he paid less attention to globalization he spent the next three years traveling to the arab and muslim world trying to get at the roots of the attack on the us.
The success of thomas friedman's the world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century is nothing short of astonishing first published in 2005 by farrar, straus and giroux, it's since sold more than 4 million copies and picked up numerous accolades along the way, including a business.