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The Resource The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century, Thomas L. Friedman

The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century, Thomas L. Friedman

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The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century
Title
The world is flat
Title remainder
a brief history of the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Thomas L. Friedman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, what will they say was the most crucial development at the dawn of the 21st century--the attacks of 9/11, or the convergence of technology and events that allowed India, China, and so many other countries to become part of the global supply chain for services and manufacturing, creating an explosion of wealth in the middle classes of the world's two biggest nations, and giving them a huge new stake in the success of globalization? And with this "flattening" of the globe, has the world gotten too small and too fast for human beings and their political systems to adjust in a stable manner? Friedman explains how the flattening of the world happened; what it means to countries, companies, communities, and individuals; and how governments and societies can, and must, adapt
Cataloging source
DLC
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Friedman, Thomas L
Dewey number
330.90511
Index
index present
LC call number
HM846
LC item number
.F74 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Diffusion of innovations
  • Information society
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Innovations
  • Mondialisation
  • Mondialisation
  • Société informatisée
  • Innovations
  • Société informatisée
  • Mondialisation
  • Mondialisation
  • Mondialisation
  • Technologies de l'information et de la communication
  • Diffusion des innovations
  • Société de l'information
  • Internet
  • Aspects économiques
  • Aspects sociaux
  • Géopolitique
  • Pays développés
  • Pays en développement
  • Monde
  • Diffusion of innovations
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Information society
  • Internationale politiek
  • Internationalisatie
  • Internationale orde
  • Sociaal-economische aspecten
  • Globalisierung
  • Globalisierung
  • New Economy
Label
The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century, Thomas L. Friedman
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. [1]: How the world became flat. While I was sleeping -- The ten forces that flattened the world: 11/9/89 (when the walls came down and the windows went up) ; 8/9/95 (when Netscape went public) ; Work flow software (let's do lunch: have your application talk to my application) ; Open-sourcing (self-organizing collaborative communities) ; Outsourcing (Y2K) ; Offshoring (when China joined the WTO) ; Supply-chaining (Wal-Mart) ; Insourcing (UPS) ; In-forming (Google, Yahoo!, MSN Web Search) ; The steroids (digital, mobile, personal, and virtual) -- The triple convergence -- The great sorting-out. -- pt. [2]: America and the flat world. America and free trade (is Ricardo still right?) -- The untouchables -- The quiet crisis -- This is not a test. -- pt. [3] Developing countries and the flat world. The virgin of Guadalupe. -- pt. [4] Companies and the flat world. How companies cope. -- pt. [5] Geopolitics and the flat world. The unflat world -- The Dell theory of conflict prevention. -- Conclusion. Imagination: 11/9 versus 9/11
Control code
ocm57202171
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 488 pages
Isbn
9780374292881
Lccn
2004028685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780374292881
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57202171
  • (OCoLC)57202171
Label
The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century, Thomas L. Friedman
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. [1]: How the world became flat. While I was sleeping -- The ten forces that flattened the world: 11/9/89 (when the walls came down and the windows went up) ; 8/9/95 (when Netscape went public) ; Work flow software (let's do lunch: have your application talk to my application) ; Open-sourcing (self-organizing collaborative communities) ; Outsourcing (Y2K) ; Offshoring (when China joined the WTO) ; Supply-chaining (Wal-Mart) ; Insourcing (UPS) ; In-forming (Google, Yahoo!, MSN Web Search) ; The steroids (digital, mobile, personal, and virtual) -- The triple convergence -- The great sorting-out. -- pt. [2]: America and the flat world. America and free trade (is Ricardo still right?) -- The untouchables -- The quiet crisis -- This is not a test. -- pt. [3] Developing countries and the flat world. The virgin of Guadalupe. -- pt. [4] Companies and the flat world. How companies cope. -- pt. [5] Geopolitics and the flat world. The unflat world -- The Dell theory of conflict prevention. -- Conclusion. Imagination: 11/9 versus 9/11
Control code
ocm57202171
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 488 pages
Isbn
9780374292881
Lccn
2004028685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780374292881
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57202171
  • (OCoLC)57202171

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