The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman
Five flatteners that we chose: <ul><li>Berlin Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Netscape </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow Software </li></u...
Berlin Wall
<ul><li>Erected in September 1961 to prevent the outflow of skilled manpower from the German Democratic Republic and other...
NetScape
<ul><li>A commercial web browser. </li></ul>
Workflow Software
<ul><li>Manages the process of getting work completed. </li></ul>
Open Source
<ul><li>Any program whose source code is made available for use or modification. It is usually developed as a public colla...
Supply-Chaining
<ul><li>A network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities, and suppliers that participate in the prod...
References <ul><li>&quot;Global Context (International): The World Is Flat 3.0 « Between The Times.&quot; Between The Time...
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  1. 1. The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman
  2. 2. Five flatteners that we chose: <ul><li>Berlin Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Netscape </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow Software </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Supply-Chaining </li></ul>
  3. 3. Berlin Wall
  4. 4. <ul><li>Erected in September 1961 to prevent the outflow of skilled manpower from the German Democratic Republic and other Soviet bloc countries into the Western-controlled sectors of the city and thence into the West as a whole. </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolize the Cold War and the rigid division of Europe into two armed camps. Its removal in November 1989 had precisely the opposite implications. </li></ul>
  5. 5. NetScape
  6. 6. <ul><li>A commercial web browser. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Workflow Software
  8. 8. <ul><li>Manages the process of getting work completed. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Open Source
  10. 10. <ul><li>Any program whose source code is made available for use or modification. It is usually developed as a public collaboration and made freely available. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Supply-Chaining
  12. 12. <ul><li>A network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities, and suppliers that participate in the production, delivery, and sale of a product to the consumer. The supply chain is typically made up of multiple companies who coordinate activities to set themselves apart from the competition. </li></ul>
  13. 13. References <ul><li>&quot;Global Context (International): The World Is Flat 3.0 « Between The Times.&quot; Between The Times. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://betweenthetimes.com/2009/01/26/global-context-international-the-world-is-flat-30/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Admin, By. &quot;Berlin Wall.&quot; Forever Wallpapers. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.foreverwallpapers.com/berlin-wall/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;9 款主流浏览器 - Science Vane.&quot; Science Vane | 欢迎光临科翼博客 ! Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.scivane.com/article.asp?id=351>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Business Process Management & Workflow Software Solutions - Salesforce.com.&quot; CRM - Salesforce.com. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.salesforce.com/platform/process/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Gordon, By Jill. &quot;69 Free or Open Source Tools For Students | Online College Tips - Online Colleges.&quot; Online College .org - The Top Accredited Online Colleges. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. <http://www.onlinecollege.org/2009/01/22/free-or-open-source-tools-for-students/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;9 款主流浏览器 - Science Vane.&quot; Science Vane | 欢迎光临科翼博客 ! Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.scivane.com/article.asp?id=351>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Berlin Wall.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 26 Sept. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Wall>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Netscape.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 26 Sept. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netscape>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;What Is a Supply Chain?&quot; WiseGEEK. Web. 26 Sept. 2010. <http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-supply-chain.htm>. </li></ul>

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