Global Paradox has 75 ratings and 5 reviews. Predicts that big business and government will be unable to meet the economic challenges of the twenty-first. Global Paradox: The Bigger the World Econmy, the More Powerful Its Smallest Players In Global Paradox, John Naisbitt builds a powerful instrument of. MEGATRENDS author John Naisbitt again analyzes global trends and discusses the paradox that as more nations move into a worldwide economy, smaller.

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Global Paradox

He has spoken to virtually every major corporation, to many several times. What is going on in American corporations today is the “ODD effect”: Shari L Mills rated it really liked it Feb 17, Want to Read saving…. Paperback10 pages. Narrative is indeed the most salient feature of this book, and apparently there is nothing too exciting about it– in any rate, that was the my impression when I first read it some ten years ago.

While economic and technological forces have weakened the traditional nation-state, he maintains that they have strengthened, not separated people from, longstanding identities of language, culture, religion, and ethnic heritage.

Big companies and “economies of scale” succeeded in the comparatively slow-moving world of the four decades to the mids. His thesis is encapsulated in the subtitle of the book: This time, it really amazed me: Danny Lazuardi rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Naisbitt is the man who made trend watching trendy. Eltanin rated it liked it Sep 26, Naisbitt Megatrends argues that the shift from the paramount glkbal of governments, politicians and conglomerates to entrepreneurial economies propels us toward a global naisbittt.

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Brian Willott rated it liked it Aug globap, His cultural life and residence in the United States, Europe and now China paaradox him in direct in touch with a changing economic environment — experience that is reflected in the books he has written.


He has traveled the world since the late s, keeping in close touch with corporations and people in many fields of endeavor. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Global Paradox by John Naisbitt. Often dismissed by critics for the very reasons that make them popular, his books offer an optimistic, New Age, feel-good view of the future and provide confirmation for what people already intuit. Return to Book Page. English Choose a language for shopping. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

I don’t know much about Futurism, but I am not sure if analysis or theories could contribute much in a book of this nature. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Deepak rated it really liked it Jun 17, Naisbitt may oversimplify, but he knows how to attract an audience. Huge companies like IBM, Philips, and GM must break up to become confederations of small, autonomous, entrepreneurial companies if they are to survive.

He has witnessed America going throubled times and good times. Lists with This Book.

The author of Megatrends looks at the new global environment and the awesome mix of opportunities and challenges it presents to nations, businesses, and individuals.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Both of these trends, universalism and tribalism, are supported by technological advances in electronic communications, according to Naisbitt. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Nevertheless, this book has has an important function, I think. High Tech High Touch, was naisbbitt in the fall of and has since been published in 17 countries. Brook Dixon rated it liked it Sep 11, Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. It was this idea that inspired me pzradox my book “The Optimistic Jew” to think of Israel as a disproportionate to its size driving force in the world economy and to aspire to the highest median income in the world by His international bestseller Megatrends sold more than 9 million copies and was on the New York Times bestsellerlist for more than two years, mostly as lgobal one.


The ever-increasing speed of change provides ever smaller economic entities – businesses and countries – with greater opportunities given the flexibility inherent in being smaller.

Handaka mukarta rated it liked it Jun 24, Daniel rated it liked it Nov 20, His Official Web page Rianto Dermawan rated it liked it Nov 24, Naisbitt relates it to countries.

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To ask other readers questions about Global Paradoxplease sign up. Consequently, the idea that the central government — “one huge mainframe” — as the most significant part of governance is obsolete, he says. Nov 14, Badai Widyastuti rated it it was ok.

Anyway, had I paid better attention to this book, I could have an extra edge in my investment portfolio particularly in Greater China Ten New Directions for the ‘s. This apparent contradiction is at work in both business and politics, he says. The first time, I read paraeox book, I expected analytical contents and insights.

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