Tag Archives: Globalization

Globalization Report 2018

The report by Bertelsmann Stiftung examines how far individual countries benefited from in-creasing globalization between 1990 and 2016. Using the real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita as indicator for measuring these benefits, industrialized countries such as Switzerland, Japan, Finland and Germany achieved the largest gains from increased globalization. Emerging markets such as China, India …
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Grave new world: the end of globalization, the return of history by Stephen D. King

Overview: A controversial look at the end of globalisation and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order Globalisation, long considered the best route to economic prosperity, is not inevitable. An approach built on the principles of free trade and, since the 1980s, open capital markets, is beginning to fracture. With disappointing …
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Thank you for being late: an optimist’s guide to thriving in the age of accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman

Overview: A New York Times Bestseller, One of The Wall Street Journal’s “10 Books to Read Now,” and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller We all sense it—something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers …
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La transformación de los recursos humanos frente a la globalización

The Human Resources departments of Spanish multinational companies face a number of important challenges in meeting the internationalization needs of today’s business environment. The management of transnational labor relations, the changing face of global talent, innovating with mobility policies and the new regulatory complexity resulting from the frenetic pace of global change are just some …
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Emerging Best Practices of Chinese Globalizers

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Strategy&, has published the third phase of the report “Emerging Best Practices of Chinese Globalizers: Develop the Innovation Model.” The study explores the intertwined relationship between globalization and innovation as Chinese companies expand overseas. How to create effective innovation models? What innovation strategies are used by the leading …
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Geo-economics

The World Economic Forum has just published the report “Geo-economics: Seven Challenges to Globalization.” The study maps out the challenges that current geo-economic trends pose for globalization: -Economic warfare -The geopoliticization of trade talks -State capitalism 2.0 -Competition for gated markets, not natural resources -The survival of the biggest and hollowing out of the periphery …
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Emerging Best Practices of Chinese Globalizers

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Strategy&, has published the report, “Emerging Best Practices of Chinese Globalizers: Tackle the Operational Challenges”, based on the results of a survey of 125 leading Chinese multinationals. Despite the global crisis, Corporate China continues its push for globalization, currently ranking third in the world for outward FDI. In …
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Global Risks 2014

The World Economic Forum has just released its “Global Risks 2014” report. The study highlights how global risks are not only interconnected but also have systemic impacts. Based on a survey of the WEF’s multistakeholder communities, the report maps 31 global risks according to level of concern, likelihood and impact and interconnections among them. Ten …
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Depth Index of Globalization 2013

IESE has just presented the latest annual edition of the “Depth Index of Globalization” report, conducted by professors Pankaj Ghemawat and Steve A. Altman. The study analyzes the extent to which countries are globalized with respect to international flows of trade, capital, information and people. To access the full report, visit the IESE Insight website.

Global Value Chains

The OECD has just published the book titled, “Interconnected Economies: Benefiting from Global Value Chains.” International production, trade and investments are increasingly organized within so-called global value chains (GVCs) where the different stages of the production process are located across different countries. Globalization motivates companies to restructure their operations internationally through outsourcing and offshoring of …
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