The_World_IS_Flat - 3-India as fiber optic second buyer...

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The World IS Flat Thomas Friedman (2004) Three Major Globalizations Globalization 1.0 (1492 to ~1800) World moved from size large to medium Columbus Muscle power, wind, steam Globalization 2.0 (1800-2000) Driven by business – mercantilism to capitalism Size medium to size small Multinational firms as drivers 1
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Steam, railroads, aircraft, fiber optics, personal computers, telephone, telegraph Globalization 3.0 (2001 - ?) World is as small as individuals who can collaborate Global fiber optic capacity Driven by both Western and non- Western thought leaders, both White and non-Caucasians Examples: Taxes, CAT Scans, financial analysis, Reuters, call centers employ 250,000 in India, 2
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The Flatteners 11/9/89 Removal of the Berlin Wall -Capitalism wins the Balance of Power 8/9/85 Netscape goes public -Public can now access and operate the Internet Work Flow Software -Global supply chains are possible -New Internet software -New standards -EBay and PayPal Open Sourcing -APACHE, Linux, Role of Microsoft Outsourcing
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Unformatted text preview: 3-India as fiber optic second buyer Off-Shoring-China: a threat, an opportunity, a customer-Manufacturing in China-Services in India-China races to the top! Dreamed up in China, Designed in China, Made in China, Sold in China?-Hyper-efficient collaborator in everything Supply Chaining-Wal-Mart One piece flow world-wide In-Sourcing UPS logistics 4 Toshiba repair center In-Forming-Use of Google.com-One billion searches daily-Build individual supply chains The Steroids-Digital, mobile, personal, virtual-Wi-Fi-Cell phones-University of Michigan Library in Google-File Sharing-VOIP-Mobile phones and cameras 2001 The Triple Convergence All 10 Flatteners converged 5 Businesses adapted quickly New entrants (China and India) were able to play the game and collaborate U.S. needs to raise its game! Why did the U.S. Miss the Triple Convergence? Dot.com bust 9/11/2001 Twin Towers Terrorist Attack Political posturing about globalization 6...
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