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Globalization by Mind Map: Globalization

1. Eras of Globalization

1.1. 1.0

1.1.1. Globalization 1.0 started in 1492 when Columbus set sail and lasted until about 1800. It was about countries and muscles.

1.2. 2.0

1.2.1. Globalization 2.0 started in 1800 and lasted until 2000, interrupted by the two World Wars. This era was about multinational companies

1.3. 3.0

1.3.1. Globalization 3.0 started in 2000 and is continuing through this day.This third era is all about the world coming closer together, becoming something like a global village.

2. Causes of Globalization

2.1. The Berlin Wall

2.1.1. Opened up many countries to different Economies like India and China.

2.2. Outsourcing

2.2.1. Many companies are hiring outside of the country

2.3. Insourcing

2.3.1. The Government has been more leinient on some policies that attract crime

2.4. Supply Chains

2.4.1. The network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities and suppliers that participate in the sale, delivery and production of a particular product.

2.5. Work flow Software

2.5.1. The first big breakthrough of work flow was the combination of the PC and email.

2.6. Uploading

2.6.1. You can post almost anything you want to online and you can have people all over the world contribute.

2.7. Offshoring

2.7.1. A comany takes one of its factories that it is operating in US and moves the whole factory to another country

2.8. Informing

2.8.1. We can tell people all over the world what is going on at a certain part of the world at any given time.

2.9. Steroids

2.9.1. A lot of jobs are being digitized and made easier to do due to the new technology.

2.10. Connecting

2.10.1. People can connect easier than ever before using emails, texts, blogs, and other forms of internet posting.

3. Triple Convergence

3.1. Convergence 1

3.1.1. People can colaborate much more easier with their customers

3.2. Convergence 2

3.2.1. New technology, or a new platform of technologies, and the business processes and habits needed to get the most out of them

3.3. Convergence 3

3.3.1. Societies are now holding their kids to a very high work ethic.

4. The great sorting out

4.1. Where do companies stop and start?

4.1.1. JUst as the relationship between different groups of workers will have to be sorted out in a flat world, so too will the relationship between companies and their communities in which they operate.

4.2. From command and control to collaborate and connect

4.2.1. People in a high position of a business no longer need to have people doing research for them because they can get enough information via Google.

4.3. Multiple Identity Disorder

4.3.1. In a flat world, the tensions among our identites as consumers, employees, citizens, taxpayers, and shareholders are going to come into sharper and sharper conflict

4.4. Who owns what?

4.4.1. Online email sites and social networking sites like Gmail, Yahoo, Aol, Myspace and Facebook, own whatever you post in there

4.5. Death of the Salesman

4.5.1. People no longer need to talk to a Buisnessman in order to find the best price for a certain thing, they look online and look around for the best price and best product.

5. US and the flat world

5.1. Even as the world gets flat, America as a whole will benefit more by sticking to the general principles of free trade, as it always has, than by trying to erect walls, which will only provoke others to do the same and impoverish us all.

6. The Quiet Crisis

6.1. The Numbers Gap

6.1.1. People in certain jobs such as scientists and engineers are going in to retirement and those jobs are not being filled.

6.2. The Education Gap at the Top

6.2.1. We simply are not educating, or even intresting, enough of our own young people in advanced math, science, and engineering.

6.3. The Ambition Gap

6.3.1. Kids do not have the same ambition that they used to have back in the day.

6.4. The Education Gap at the Top

6.4.1. America in the first third of the the last century, you will find the roots of the public education system we have today - a system that is now outmoded for a flat world.

6.5. The Funding Gap

6.5.1. Some American politicans have lowered the funding to some subjects, such as when the government reduced the science funding in most schools and was a total of 100 million dollars.

6.6. The Infrastructure Gap

6.6.1. Some people do not have the same amount of Internet access as other countries. This is a problem because we need to be able to get information at any given time.

7. The Right Stuff

7.1. Learn how to learn

7.1.1. To constantly absorb, and teach yourself, new ways of doing old things or new ways of doing new things.

7.2. Navigation

7.2.1. More and more knowledge, information, news, software, commerce, and communities will reside on the World Wide Web, and we need to teach our children how to properly navigate the internet.

7.3. CQ + PQ > IQ

7.3.1. The world is becoming flat, and in this flat world, curiosity and passion, for success, for a subject area or even a hobby are so much more important they once were.

7.4. Test tubes and Tubas

7.4.1. The world is increasingly going to be operating off the flat-world platform, with its tools for all kinds of horizontal collaboration, so schools better make sure they are embedding these tools and concepts of collaboration into the education process.

7.5. The Right Country

7.5.1. A mix of institutions, laws, and cultural norms that produce a level of trust, innovation, and collaboration that has enabled us to constantly renew our economy and raise our standard of living.

8. The New middle class

8.1. Great Collaborators and Orchestrators

8.1.1. A lot of new middle jobs will involve collaborating with others or orchestrating collaboration within and between companies, especially those employing diverse workforces from around the world.

8.2. The Great Synthesizers

8.2.1. The new hot-selling products and services will come from putting together disparate things that you would not think of as going together.

8.3. The Great Explainers

8.3.1. People who can see the complexity but explain it with simplicity.

8.4. The Great Leveragers

8.4.1. They see the problem, stop the problem, and then redesigns the system so that that particular problem never, ever happens again.

8.5. The Great Adapters

8.5.1. The trend in the information technology world away from specialization and toward employees who are more adaptable and versatile.

8.6. The Green People

8.6.1. If we don't learn how to do more things with less energy and lower emissions, we are going to create an environmental disaster and make our planet unlivable for our children.

8.7. Passionate Personalizer

8.7.1. Someone who is providing a localized service that could not be done as well by a machine or a person from india.

8.8. Math Lovers

8.8.1. More and more of what we design, what we write, what we buy, what we sell, and what we invent is built on a foundation of math.

8.9. The Great Localizers

8.9.1. If there is to be a new middle class, small and medium-size businesses must play key roles.

9. Compassionate Flatism

9.1. Leadership

9.1.1. Whether at the local, state, or national level, should be, in good part, to help educate and explain to people what world they are living in and what they need to do if they want to thrive within it.

9.2. Muscles

9.2.1. Since lifetime employment is a form of fat that a flat world simply cannot sustain any longer, compassionate flatism seeks to focus its energy on how government and business can enhance every worker's lifetime employability.

9.3. Good Fat

9.3.1. Social Security is good fat. We need to keep it. A welfare system that discourages people from working is bad fat. The sort of good fat that actually needs to be added for a flat world is wage insurance.

10. The Unflat World

10.1. Too Sick

10.1.1. There are too many sick people in some countries and they have no way to combat many of the sicknesses that are treatable within only a few days here in America.

10.2. Too Disempowered

10.2.1. People in many countries are unable to fight their government because of a Dictatorship. They have no way to change the way the government is controlling them.

10.3. Too Frustrated

10.3.1. Some countries do not want to globalize with the rest of the world because they are unable to due to underlying factors.

10.4. Too Many

10.4.1. There are too many people fighting over the resources that many countries need in order to produce many of their countries goods.

11. How Companies Cope

11.1. Rule #1. When the world is flat, whatever can be done will be done. The only question is whether it will be done by you or to you.

11.1.1. There is evidence of this in everyday life. Medium-size busineses with a global reach than anyone realizes or economists can measure.

11.2. Rule #2. Because we are in a world where whatever can be done, will be done, the most important competition today is between you and your own imagination.

11.2.1. Countries compete with one another, and always will.

11.3. Rule #3. One way small companies flourish in the flat world is by learning to act really big.

11.3.1. Small companies can act bigger by learning what the big companies do, and applying it to their business.

12. The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention

12.1. The theory is that with so many countries being globalized, we won't have any wars. This is because of the fact that many countries rely on one another certain resources to make their goods. If the country that supplies them with certain resources were to get in a war with them, they would not be able to get their resources to continue producing the goods.