|aThe world is flat : |ba brief history of the twenty-first century / |cThomas L. Friedman
|a世界是平的 : |b把握這個趨勢在21世紀才有競爭力
|a1st Picador ed., Further updated and expanded, [Pbk. ed.]
|aNew York : |bPicador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux : |bDistributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers, |c2007
|ax, 660 p. ; |c21 cm.
|aIn The World Is Flat, the highly-regarded New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman advances the work on globalization that made his The Lexus and the Olive Tree abestseller. Claiming that the world is now at an importanthistorical point--as important as the changes brought by the discoveries by Columbus or by the Industrial Revolution--Friedman analyzes the events, inventions, and business practices that have resulted in a changed world, one he calls Globalization 3.0
|aWhile I was sleeping -- The ten forces that flattened the world -- The triple convergence -- The great sorting out -- America and free trade -- The untouchables -- The right stuff -- The quiet crisis -- This is not a test -- The Virgin of Guadalupe -- How companies cope -- Globalizationof the local -- If it's not happening, it's because you'renot doing it -- What happens when we all have dog's hearing -- The unflat world -- The Dell theory of conflictprevention -- 11/9 versus 9/11