First read the following NYTimes article by Mr. Thomas Friedman (2005) titled “It’s a Flat World, After All” at:
Second, watch a TED video by Dr. Ghemawat (2012) titled “Actually, the world isn’t flat” at:
Finally, imagine that you are leading a course for employees to assist in your current/future company’s expansion into a new country. Use a clear example to develop an explanation of the term globalization as it applies to international business for your employees. You should use one paragraph to define the term globalization in your own words based on your understanding from the above article and video, followed by a second paragraph to describe your specific example.
Write down your thoughts about the comparison you made between the United States and a country of your choice. Are the two countries close in some areas but different in others? The same in all? Different in all? Explain why to the best of your ability.