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From the Hardcover edition.
|Introduction : shock waves||1|
|Ch. 1||The old west : running from Japan||19|
|Ch. 2||China and the global moment : Clinton's counterstroke||45|
|Ch. 3||Our world : America's system in transition||73|
|Ch. 4||Thinking in links : the logistics revolution||100|
|Ch. 5||Assets backwards : outsourcing and the arbitrage firm||128|
|Ch. 6||The great consolidation : of scope & scale||155|
|Ch. 7||The virtual moment : the snap-together world||184|
|Ch. 8||Warnings unheeded : risk vs. reward||211|
|Ch. 9||Rent and rending : stretched to the limit?||237|
|Conclusion : our global commons : whose rules?||254|
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Posted September 6, 2006
It doesn't matter if you are a Ph-D in Economics or a high school student just starting to think about how the world works. This book covers amazing ground with ease. You will want to read it more than once. You will be tempted to read passages outloud to friends.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 22, 2005
Posted August 9, 2005
This amazing book, explains what globalization really is and how it works and why we should care. Any one who cares about the world today, should read this book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.