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    Is the world really flat? In view of Thomas Friedman’s work “It’s a flat world‚ after all”‚ the entire planet is turning into a global village due to a rapid growth of information technology. There are 10 major contributors‚ which were also named “flateners” by Friedman‚ that made the playing field level. Undoubtedly‚ current sophistication in technology has provided us great access to internet‚ a virtual platform where people are capable of communicating‚ sharing knowledge‚ or performing online

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    ASSIGNMENT: The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman Discuss the book in general and what he means by a "flat world" and what conditions make it flat. Focus on at least one specific topic such as 10 flatteners or the 7 rules for companies The book by Thomas Friedman‚ "The World is Flat"‚ discusses the enormous changes regarding technology and communications which have altered the lives of people all over the globe (1). A large aspect in regards to the "flat world" is that we are competing with

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    The phrase: "the world is flat" can be interpreted in many ways. Basically what Friedman means by "flat" is "linked." The falling of trade and political barriers and technical advances have made it possible to do business‚ instantaneously with billions of other people around the world. It has allowed for parts of the world‚ which had previously been cut off‚ like China and India‚ to successfully compete in the world market. Thus‚ the playing field is being leveled‚ and no one nation has an advantage

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    A book report of "The World Is Flat" by Thomas L. Friedman "The World Is Flat" a book by author Thomas L. Friedman discusses a brief history of the twenty-first century and its most recent impact on the US economic today and the world we live in. Friedman unfolds and identifies three major world wide events that explain he’s philosophical explanation of why he thinks the "The World Is Flat" with the incorporation of his belief of the "Triple Convergence in 2000". Ten convoluted events of complementary

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    1. “But Friedman’s image of a flat earth is profoundly misleading – a view of the world from a seat in business class. Flatness is another way of describing the transnational search by companies for cheap labor‚ an image that misses the pervasiveness of global inequality and the fact that much of the developing world remains mired in poverty and misery. It also misses the importance of the global geopolitical hierarchy‚ which guarantees the provision of stability‚ property rights‚ and other international

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    Dissecting “The World Is Flat”‚ Thomas L. Friedman “I was in Bangalore‚ India‚ the Silicon Valley of India‚ when I realized that the world was flat.” – Thomas L. Friedman‚ “The World Is Flat” After reading “The World Is Flat” by Thomas L. Friedman‚ I understood the significance of globalization during the twenty-first century. I learned the progression of globalization and the significant changes it has had on the economy and world as a whole. Friedman establishes his text based on the many

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    2 _Aim {text:bookmark-end} It will be argued that the world is getting flatter and this is not necessarily a good thing for many reasons. Information technology (ICT) has resulted in economic and social integration but precaution must be taken to prevent future problems that has already arose from it not being used correctly. The history of the ‘’flattening’’ of the world‚ the impact that it has made in the years‚ the challenges the world will face and main disadvantages of it will prove that it

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    In Part I‚ “How the World Became Flat‚” Friedman visits India‚ where he realizes that the playing field has been leveled‚ meaning that a much larger group of people can compete for global knowledge. He pursues examples of this metaphor in other places‚ such as Iraq‚ China‚ Japan‚ and the United States. Friedman argues that there are primarily ten forces that flattened the world and describes each of the following “flatteners”: 11/9/89‚ the fall of the Berlin Wall; 8/9/95‚ or the date that Netscape

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    The World Is Flat A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman First published: 2005 Table of Contents • Key Figures • Short Summary (Synopsis) • Thomas L. Friedman - Biography • Genre | | | | Chapter Summaries with Notes / Analysis • Chapters 1 - 4 - How the World Became Flat • Chapters 5 - 9 - America and the Flat World • Chapter 10 - Developing Countries and the Flat World • Chapter 11 - Companies and the Flat World • Chapters 12 - 14 - Geopolitics

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    What is globalization? Globalization is defined as the changes in the world; interchanging of resources‚ ideas‚ products‚ markets‚ cultural exchange‚ aspects of cultures‚ investments‚ and business competition. As the world is continuing to grow‚ it’s going to continue to improve its’ technology as everyone continue to interchange with each other. What is globalization 1.0‚ 2.0‚ and 3.0? Globalization 1.0 was established in 1492‚ when Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to discover

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