The World is Flat
Publish date: July 5th 2007
Pages no: 660
Edition language: English
This is a great book, Got to know how things (corporates) in the world operate, There is a lot about India. A perfect book.
Drive-By ReviewAccurate picture of how the global economy is evolving, and how our skills are going to need to change to keep up.
I had to read this book for a MBA class and wanted to beat my head against the wall the whole time I was reading it. Dryly written..it couldn't keep my interest for anything and I found myself having to go back and reread sections because I zoned out while reading them the first time.
I tried. I read through 1/2 the book when I finally realized, I didn't care anymore. It was interesting the first 1/4 of the book and then I just started to lose interest. Mr. Friedman's writing style is humours and easy going. Good points - just not to keep my attention.
The premise is that due in large part to technology the world is becoming flatter. [author: Thomas Friedman] clearly thinks this is a great thing with very few drawbacks. In fact, he doesn't address any drawback except in passing (other than the random aside that terrorists can use the Internet to n...
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