Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Connecting Globally

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Is global connectedness good for our world?  In "Strategies for Global Connectedness," Messrs Pankaj Ghemawat and Steven A. Altman say:
The real world is roughly only 10 to 25 percent globalized. Most activities that could take place either across or within national borders are still domestic. Moreover, the trend is toward further localization. The same policymakers and business leaders who once sought universal openness are focusing their investment, attention, and effort within their own home countries. 
According to World Internet Users Statistics Usage and World Population Stats, 34.3 percent of the world's population uses the Internet.

What comprises of the real world?

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