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(in fact, the book spends lots of time on globalization’s dark side, as does the world is flat) but, seven years later, friedman’s early depiction of globalization’s power—good and bad. Book review of the world is flat, written by thomas l friedman essays hundreds of years ago, christopher columbus returned from the new world to the old world to declare that the world was not flat, but round now, in the 21st century, new york times columnist thomas friedman returns from the devel toggle navigation. This will be the most influential business book of the first decade of the 21st century drucker is more powerful, and more helpful, but twif will be more talked about you cannot be a professional manager and remain effective in today's flat world without understanding the forces in this book.
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The world is flat, which explores globalization was #1 new york times bestseller and received the inaugural financial times/goldman sachs business book of the year award in november 2005 i’d heard a lot about this book over the last year or so and was glad to finally get a chance to read it. A brief history of the twenty-first century by now, most folks have probably heard about the latest book by celebrated author thomas friedman, the world is flat. The world is flat is an award-winning book by three-time pulitzer prize winner thomas friedman it combines meticulous research, personal anecdotes and conceptual analysis to provide a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the mechanisms behind globalisation in the 21st century, along with recommendations for individuals and companies who.
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