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The world is flat

Thomas L. Friedman

The world is flat

a brief history of the twenty-first century

by Thomas L. Friedman

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementThomas L. Friedman.
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LC ClassificationsHM
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 660 p. ;
Number of Pages660
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22763023M
ISBN 109780374292782

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The author says the same thing multiple times with very little analysis. He simply believes in all the out sourcing myths that those companies sell. If you have ever worked with them you know you are in for a headache. You can see the world is flat as everyone is becoming European, just look at the clothes people all over the world wear/5(9).

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Like its predecessor, this book showcases Friedman’s gift for lucid dissections of abstruse economic phenomena, his teacher’s head, his preacher’s heart, his genius for trend-spotting [This book] also shares some of the earlier.

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About The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas L. Friedman, a book about globalization and how the competitive playing field between industrial and emerging market countries is leveling. In The World Is Flat was given the first Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, and Friedman was named one of America's Best Leaders by U.S.

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