The World Is Flat By Thomas Friedman Essay

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The World is Flat
This book written by Thomas Friedman, describes how the world is fused and how the boundaries of the geographic location of the world becomes irrelevant. What I found in the book, there are a variety of factors that make the world move toward increasingly flat: ranging from the collapse of the Berlin Wall factor, which is Friedman described as the most important factor for the emergence of an increasingly globalized world, and factor the information technology revolution triggered by the invention of the internet and open source software movement. The book expresses a variety of complex issues with language that is light and easy to understand, Friedman formulates what should be done by the community and individuals to adapt and respond to the phenomenon of the world is flat. After I read chapter one, I was not really understand the meaning of “The world is flat”. In the chapter one, Friedman told about Columbus and a story of his trip to Bangalore, India. He said that the world becomes flat in the sense of competition between industrial lands with market developing countries are already equal. Until he gives some of examples of companies in India and China are becoming part of the global market supplier chain and from this point I have a little idea about “The world is flat”. I think the world is flat mean how people can connect to each other easily due to the development of technology and globalization. Moreover, I found about how America done a lot of…

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