Notes based on Managing Globalization in the era of interdependence,
published in 1995 by Pfeiffer & Company, San Diego, CA.
"Managing Globalization in the era of interdependence, best-selling
author George C. Lodge, Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business
Administration at the Harvard Business School, addresses an issue worldwide
proportions - the tensions created by globalization, the growing interdependence
5.5 million people on earth.
Globalization is the process forced by global flows of people,
information, trade and capital. Is accelerated by technology, which could
harmful to the environment - and now, by a few hundred
multinational corporations. Lodge describes and analyzes the process in a real
Globally, for the relations between the economic policies of the world,
technological, political and cultural to provide more realistic
management ideas purely based on the books on the subject.
Negotiating with the government should develop new institutions for safety
manage global tensions. And communitarianism, or the collective leadership of the
peoples of the world, he says, is the challenge of globalization. "
"Globalization is a fact and a process. The fact is that in the world
people and nations are more interdependent than ever and growing.
The measures of interdependence are global flows of such things as trade,
investment and capital, and related degradation of the ecosystem on which
all life depends, a degradation that constantly reminds us that we are all
passengers in a spaceship, or, more ominously, a lifeboat "(p. XI)
"Globalization is a promise of efficiency in the dissemination of good things
of life to those who lack them. It is also a threat to those who are left behind,
excluded from its benefits. This means that the convergence and integration, it also
conflict and disintegration. It is changing the old customs, cultures and challenging
religions and belief systems. "(P. XI)
"Despite many variations and differences, an ideological framework
can be composed so that globalization can serve the cause of humanity. "(P. XV)
The book is written in five chapters: The phenomenon of globalization,