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The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 18: Global Mind-Set
The topic of globalization has been around in varying forms since the beginning of the industrial revolution in the 18th century. However, globalization has accelerated over the last 2 decades and what we are witnessing today is not just a continuation of a centuries-old trend. The erosion of barriers for cross-border flow of people, goods, services, and capital supported by instant global communication and rapid flows of information has created a new economic reality that is integrating markets around the world. This emerging global network has fundamentally transformed how the economies of nations around the world operate. Although its reach and benefits are not universal, globalization is now the major driver of world economic growth and prosperity. No country is immune from ...