The world is flat: study guide / book summary / online chapter notes cliff notes™, cliffs notes™, cliffnotes™, cliffsnotes™ are trademarked properties of the john wiley publishing company thebestnotescom does not provide or claim to provide free cliff notes™ or free sparknotes™ free cliffnotes™ and free spark notes™ are. World is flat questions set 7 p210-p262 posted by snguyenpgregory on may 22, 2013 posted in: world is flat questions 2 comments 1 in what ways has the triple convergence affected your day-to-day life (chapter three) stephen nguyen: the main example of the 2nd convergence that affected me is walmart walmart has used. The ten forces and triple convergence by thomas friedman in his book, thomas friedman has successfully made readers view the economic world in a whole new light undoubtedly, globalization has play an important role in shaping the way business and commerce operate in the 21 st century worldwide integration and. The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century (farrar, straus and giroux, 2005 isbn 0374292884) is a best-selling book by thomas l friedman analyzing the progress of globalization in the early twenty-first century the principal theme of this book is the flattening of the world, a proccess in which individuals as well as companies. The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century by thomas friedman 1 the first chapter in the world is flat recalls the voyage of columbus, colonization, and industrialization are the motivations behind twenty-first-century globalization much different from the ones recorded throughout history 2 thomas l friedman. The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century the third chapter of the book — and i will stop here — is really the core thesis it is called the triple convergence the triple convergence is basically what, i argue, is the pivot point for the flattening of the world the first convergence was that sometime around 2000. In this lesson you learn about the book ''the world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century'' written by thomas friedman, which covers. He calls this chapter the triple convergence because of the 3 huge events that flattened the world the first event was the 10 flatteners coming together these flatteners fed off of each other increasing each others' flattening power and flattening the world that much faster friedman relates them (quite cleverly) to the simultaneous.
Chapter 3: the triple convergence in this chapter, friedman explain how all of the flatteners comprised from all over the world into one world that is flat he mentioned that facts that the flatteners need some characteristics the formed together to make the world is flat, friedman calls these characteristics the triple convergence the first. How the world became flat summary of chapter one: while i was sleeping christopher columbus and the explorers in the fifteenth century accepted the world as round, not flat, and proved it by sailing west to get to the east for trading with india and china friedman, a reporter, goes to india in 2004 to see how technology has. Quiz & worksheet - friedman's the world is flat quiz course watch short & fun videos start your free trial today instructions: choose an answer and hit 'next' you will receive your score and answers at the end question 1 of 3 identify the main factor that flattened the world according to the world is flat, a brief history of the twenty.
In chapter 3 friedman introduces us to the concept of the triple convergence from badm 1010 at loyola marymount. This independence day edition of the world is flat 30 includes an an exclusive preview of that used to be us: how america fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back, by thomas l friedman and michael mandelbaum, on sale september 5th, 2011a new edition of the phenomenal #1 bestsellerone mark of a. The nook book (ebook) of the summary and analysis of the world is flat 30: a brief history of the twenty-first century: based on the book by thomas l.
Tom friedman's ten flatteners and triple convergence tom friedman, in the world is flat (new york: faust, straus and giroux, 2005) summariced the world situation in a way that gave direction to thinking about the way forward his words don't seem so interesting now, partly because we've moved farther down the. Friedman in this chapter tells us how ‘the triple convergence’ led to the today’s flat world convergence 1: the first was the convergence of all ten flatteners to create a new, global and flatter playing field. The world is flat by thomas loren friedman, we provide a free source for literary analysis we offer an educational supplement for better understanding of classic and contemporary literature free study guides and book notes including comprehensive chapter analysis, complete summary analysis, author biography information. The world is flat is an historical and geographical journey, with stories and anecdotes from the days of columbus to a modern day indian call center from the great depression to the home office of a midwestern-usa housewife demonstrating the pervasiveness of the world-flattening trend spanning a broad range of industries, cultures and schools of thought, the real-world.
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How the world became flatthree the triple convergence - summary all flatteners converged, creating a global playing field for multiple forms of collaboration both business and individuals moved from largely vertical means of creating value to more horizontal ones several billion people in india, china, and the former soviet union. Three: the triple convergence what is the triple convergence in order to explain what i mean, let me tell a personal story and share one of. Chapter 3: the triple convergence this chapter opens with an anecdote in which friedman discovered that passengers on airlines could now download and print their own boarding passes. This new edition of the world is flat is thomas l friedman’s account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advances in technology and communications put people all over the globe in touch as never before-creating an explosion of wealth in india and china, and challenging the rest of us to run even.