Articles about Globalisation.

The World is Flat.

The Globalised World in the 21st Century
By Thomas L Friedman

Friedman is one of the most respected journalists and authors in the USA and is a three time Pulitzer Prize winner. This book is big in its ambition and its size and one of the best selling non-fiction books ever. It explains what has happened in the past two decades and why it’s happened. Given the scale of the achievement the synopsis will be done in two parts. This is Part One – why and what happened. In our recent lifetime the world has changed – completely.

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The 24 Hour Society.

A world-wide phenomenon which promises radical change. There is much more to it than all-night shopping at supermarkets.
By Leon Kreitzman

Leon Kreitzman is one of the current seers on time and our time-stressed society. This book is full of challenging thoughts but best of all is the way he reconciles globalisation with that last great frontier of night…there is no night except where you are. Suddenly you can regain charge by being a 24 hour person. The great thing about the book is it can help us avoid time-stress. And the implications on town planning and marketing are riveting. If getting attention is hard all day maybe it could be easier at night to a smaller but suggestible market in Asda.

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