And when did these three billion people converge with the new playing field and the new business processes? He allows the reader to use these facts and as a puzzle fit them in the right spot that globalization took place.
What happens to jobs as the systems for creating value move from primarily vertical command-and-control systems to horizontal connect-and-collaborate systems? And since all multinational corporations physically stand in a territory that is governed by a state, the functioning of a foreign company does depend upon the institutions dealing with law, politics, and culture of the host country.
This important border that created a separation between East and West Germany. For decades you had to leave India to be a professional.
When Marco Polo visited 13th-century China, he found a rich land known for the invention of paper, printing, gunpowder, and the compass. Right when it was being flattened, right when millions of them could compete and collaborate more equally, more horizontally and with cheaper and more readily available tools.
But many of them rotted on the docks of India like vegetables. In the early 15th century, however, China made a crucial turn toward isolationism, and for some reason the spirit of inventiveness faded.