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By Thomas L. Friedman

A re-creation of the outstanding number 1 Bestseller

"One mark of an exceptional publication is that it makes you spot issues in a brand new manner, and Mr. Friedman definitely succeeds in that goal," the Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz wrote in The long island instances reviewing The global Is Flat in 2005. during this re-creation, Thomas L. Friedman comprises clean tales and insights to aid us comprehend the knocking down of the area. Weaving new details into his total thesis, and answering the questions he has been most commonly asked via mom and dad around the state, this 3rd variation additionally comprises new chapters--on tips to be a political activist and social entrepreneur in a flat international; and at the extra troubling query of ways to control our reputations and privateness in a global the place we're all turning into publishers and public figures.

The international Is Flat 3.0 is a vital replace on globalization, its possibilities for person empowerment, its achievements at lifting thousands out of poverty, and its drawbacks--environmental, social, and political, powerfully illuminated via the Pulitzer Prize--winning writer of The Lexus and the Olive Tree.

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A method that giant businesses learn how to flourish within the flat international is by way of studying easy methods to act quite small by way of permitting their shoppers to behave fairly vast [454] Rule #5: the simplest businesses are the easiest collaborators [457] Rule #6: In a flat global, the simplest businesses remain fit through getting common chest X-rays after which promoting the consequences to their consumers [461] Rule #7: the simplest businesses outsource to win, to not diminish [465] Rule #8: the way you do issues as an organization concerns extra this present day than ever [467] Rule #9: while the area is going flat—and you feel flattened—reach for a shovel and dig inside of your self. do not attempt to construct partitions. [469] You and the Flat international [475] 12 Globalization of the neighborhood: The Cultural Revolution is set to start [477] thirteen If it isn't occurring, this is because you are not Doing It [489] 14 What occurs once we All Have Dog's listening to?

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