What are some of the Challenges?• The Communications Divide• Natural Resources and the EcologicalFootprint• The World of Inequality• World Conflict and the Flow of Refugees• Global Health diseases• Terrorism
Global Challenge• What do we mean when we say that welive in an increasingly global world?• Ideological change and technologyrevolution are making globalisation oneof the most important issues facing ustoday.
Akio MoritaCo-founder of Sony• “Think Globally, Act Locally.”• His philosophy was christened ‘Global’ andthis led to the new word ‘Globalization’.
Henry Wendtformer CEO SmithKline Beecham“Cross border alliances will be the potentialsavior of the American pharmaceuticalsindustry”• He recognized that internationally basedstrategic alliances would become importantif not vital.Henry Wendt
John Reed Retired ChairmanCitibankRationale for the appointment ?“Hard to teach technology to an establishedbanker, but relatively easy to teach banking toa technologist.• Technology is all encompassing• A one for all platformJohn S. Reed
Road Map for SmartGlobalization• “We must cultivate a global mindset”• Cultural and geographic diversity must beviewed as opportunities.
What is Globalisation?• Globalisation refers to growingeconomic interdependence amongcountries as reflected in increasingcross-border flows of three types ofentities: goods, services, capital andknowledge”.• Is the world truly becoming moreglobal?