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The Ying & Yang Of Globalization


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The good and the ugly side of Globalization. Storytelling by Lukas Ritzel of Prasena (more info and links in the slide notes)

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The Ying & Yang Of Globalization

  1. 2. The Ying & Yang of Globalization By Lukas Ritzel – Theodore Levitt, coined the term 'globalization
  2. 3. A Whole New World <ul><li>The Cybernetic Revolution is characterized by 9 main phenomena that have a huge impact on our lives </li></ul>
  3. 4. Storytelling has become a widespread feature of life today. A well told story can open ones eyes and make people thinking..
  4. 6. Darwin‘s Nightmare
  5. 7. Nile Perch &quot; the greatest vertebrate mass extinction in recorded history &quot;
  6. 9. The Strong eat the Weak - Darwinism Mgongo- Wazi, 'bare-back'
  7. 10. <ul><li>Sierra Leone </li></ul>
  8. 11. Or.. <ul><li>Honduras </li></ul>
  9. 12. And in... <ul><li>Angola, Nigeria and Irak </li></ul>
  10. 13. The old question, which social and political structure is the best for the world seems to have been answered. Capitalism has won. The ultimate forms for future societies are consumer democracies &quot;, which are seen as civilized and good .
  11. 14. The Arrogance of Capitalism .. For example the Earths Oceans
  12. 15. Lets Talk Europe
  13. 16. Europe Is Falling Behind
  14. 17. <ul><li>Tony Blair </li></ul><ul><li>Complaining about globalization is as pointless as trying to turn back the tide. Asian competition can't be shut out; it can only be beaten. And now, by every relative measure of a modern economy, Europe is lagging. </li></ul>
  15. 18. “ The world has arrived at a rare strategic inflection point where nearly half its population—living in China, India and Russia—have been integrated into the global market economy, many of them highly educated workers, who can do just about any job in the world. We’re talking about three billion people .” —Craig Barrett/Intel/01.08.2004
  16. 19. Europe Is doomed in the new GLOBAL world
  17. 20. Some Light in the Dark
  18. 21. What are the most successful economies in Europe
  19. 22. <ul><li>Today, 9 out of 10 of the world's top pharmaceutical companies have operations here, as do 16 of the top 20 medical device companies and 7 out of the top 10 software designers. </li></ul>
  20. 23. Ireland
  21. 25. Finland
  22. 26. Remember outsourcing? Sending jobs to India and China.
  23. 27. Outsourcing = Outdated?
  24. 28. The new pool of cheap labor: everyday people using their spare cycles to create content, solve problems, even do corporate R & D
  25. 29. CrowdSourcing
  26. 30. The crowd is ready to work. So who’s hiring? Companies in a wide array of industries create ways to use the intelligence and creativity of distributed labor.
  27. 31. Threadless .com This hipster company prints T-shirts with designs submitted to its Web site. It expects to earn $20 million in revenue this year. .com
  28. 33. Zazzle .com This site takes user designs and plasters them on mugs, shirts, and posters. If other Zazzlers like your work and order products with your design, you get a cut. .com
  29. 36. Lego .com The beloved toy company encourages its fanatical customers to design everything from robot operating systems to Lego sets. .com
  30. 38. marketocracy .com This community of 60,000 online stock traders tracks the decisions of its top 100 portfolios to set the investment strategy for its mutual fund. Its index has outperformed the S&P 500 in 11 of the past 17 quarters. .com
  31. 40. This works! Even in the knowledge market
  32. 41. For 100‘s of Years
  33. 43. But one day in 1995! Over Night
  34. 45. But where do you get your knowledge out in 2006 ? .com
  35. 47. So ? What makes a nation a GLOBAL player?
  36. 49. Sidestory
  37. 51. Success Stories Only possible in a global Internet world
  38. 52. Success….
  39. 53. close
  40. 54. ?
  41. 56. Todays Winner
  42. 57. Google-ization <ul><li>Type in Google image search Oil Irak and see the result </li></ul><ul><li>Search for „Human Resources Consulting“ </li></ul><ul><li>Search for „Hotel Management School“ </li></ul>
  43. 58. Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World? <ul><li>Yes – check P2P </li></ul><ul><li>NO says Goldsmith and Wu </li></ul>
  44. 60. you can take an American out of the US, but can you take the US out of an American enough to make him really experience globalization
  45. 61. From Americanization to Easternization
  46. 64. Another face of Globalization
  47. 67. Do You know where 33% of Koreans live?
  48. 69. If you thought it would be Seoul.. YOU ARE WRONG
  49. 73. YOU NIVERSES
  50. 77. The end ! .........and a thank you Make the best of this, OUR world It‘s the only one we have We are just at another beginning and you are right there, in the middle of it Seize the opportunities of a global sustainable world – lukas ritzel 2006