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  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 13 reviews as of our last analysis date on Sep 23 2019.
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The book argues that the effects of globalization are exaggerated and that local trumps global. Even foreign manufactured prod...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The book argues that the effects of globalization are exaggerated and that local trumps global.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Even foreign manufactured products have to be marketed and distributed locally.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Thus, service industries will offset the loss of manufacturing jobs in the us.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This book was clear to read, but i can understand why some people will have fears regarding outsourcing, but i believe chinese and western workers share the same fears.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is a quick read and the authors don't intend to provide substantial depth, but it is refreshing as one of the few texts willing to argue that globalization is not only not new, but not worth all the angst it has generated.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Or as they title one of their chapters: countries control their fates.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    They reject the projections by economist alan blinder and others that offshoring may threaten tens of millions of us jobs.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    They correctly note that business formulas often do not translate from one culture to another (remember walmart's failures abroad) and that an irony of globalization is that markets generally become even more competitive as they become global, reducing profits to firms stuck in commodity businesses.

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