Globalization 1.0 started in 1492 when Columbus set sail and lasted until about 1800. It was about countries and muscles.
Globalization 2.0 started in 1800 and lasted until 2000, interrupted by the two World Wars. This era was about multinational companies
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.
Opened up many countries to different Economies like India and China.
Many companies are hiring outside of the country
The Government has been more leinient on some policies that attract crime
The network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities and suppliers that participate in the sale, delivery and production of a particular product.
The first big breakthrough of work flow was the combination of the PC and email.
You can post almost anything you want to online and you can have people all over the world contribute.
A comany takes one of its factories that it is operating in US and moves the whole factory to another country
We can tell people all over the world what is going on at a certain part of the world at any given time.
A lot of jobs are being digitized and made easier to do due to the new technology.
People can connect easier than ever before using emails, texts, blogs, and other forms of internet posting.
People can colaborate much more easier with their customers
New technology, or a new platform of technologies, and the business processes and habits needed to get the most out of them
Societies are now holding their kids to a very high work ethic.
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.
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.
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
Online email sites and social networking sites like Gmail, Yahoo, Aol, Myspace and Facebook, own whatever you post in there
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.
People in certain jobs such as scientists and engineers are going in to retirement and those jobs are not being filled.
We simply are not educating, or even intresting, enough of our own young people in advanced math, science, and engineering.
Kids do not have the same ambition that they used to have back in the day.
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.
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.
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.
To constantly absorb, and teach yourself, new ways of doing old things or new ways of doing new things.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new hot-selling products and services will come from putting together disparate things that you would not think of as going together.
People who can see the complexity but explain it with simplicity.
They see the problem, stop the problem, and then redesigns the system so that that particular problem never, ever happens again.
The trend in the information technology world away from specialization and toward employees who are more adaptable and versatile.
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.
Someone who is providing a localized service that could not be done as well by a machine or a person from india.
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.
If there is to be a new middle class, small and medium-size businesses must play key roles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some countries do not want to globalize with the rest of the world because they are unable to due to underlying factors.
There are too many people fighting over the resources that many countries need in order to produce many of their countries goods.
There is evidence of this in everyday life. Medium-size busineses with a global reach than anyone realizes or economists can measure.
Countries compete with one another, and always will.
Small companies can act bigger by learning what the big companies do, and applying it to their business.