Friday, February 24, 2006

When the "Flat World" Shakes

In The American Prospect

Mark Levinson thinks that Barry Lynn has located globalization's Achilles Heel.

In his new book, "End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation," Lynn, former executive editor of Global Business, challenges the dominant globalization perspective on its own terms and makes a compelling case that the Achilles heel of the global economy is precisely its most successful organizations -- the ones that have been most relentless about reducing costs, mastering logistics, and outsourcing every conceivable operation.

Read more here.

1 comment:

Laurel Delaney said...

The link works now! Go back and try again. Thanks for the nudge.