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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Feb 07, Laura rated it liked it. Brook Dixon rated it liked it Sep 11, 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.

Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. Nevertheless, this book has has an important function, I think.

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Already 50 percent of U. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Naisbitt’s economic and technological paradigm as expounded in this impressive study, will no doubt spark debates on editorial pages and TV talk shows. He has traveled the world since the late After serving in the U.

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His Japanese language book, Japan’s Identity Crisis, was released in and was a bestseller in Japan. And so, I will waste no time in checking out his other books.

Naisbitt has created a masterful book of formidable theories. Shari L Mills rated it really liked it Feb 17, From Publishers Weekly Naisbitt’s economic and technological paradigm as expounded in this impressive study, will no doubt spark debates on editorial pages and TV talk shows. This apparent contradiction is at work in both business and politics, he says. Return to Book Page.


Popular Futurism in the vein of Alvin Toffler, but even more journalistic and accessible. Predicts that big business and government will be unable to meet the economic challenges of the twenty-first century and explains how the telecommunications revolution is empowering small companies. Showing of 4 reviews.

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Get to Know Us. Paradoxically, “the bonding commonality of human beings is our distinctiveness. Naisbitt’s pop sociology may not be to everyone’s liking, especially those looking for a deeper and more complex analysis. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Because of the global integration, small businesses have even more hope of becoming successful in the future.

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. Deepak rated it really liked it Naibitt 17, Rianto Dermawan rated it liked it Nov 24, Terence Oh rated it liked it Sep 09, The ever-increasing speed of change provides ever smaller economic entities – businesses and countries – with greater opportunities given the flexibility inherent in being smaller.

This change has important consequences for democracy worldwide — it can be likened to the shift from sluggish, centralized mainframe computers to interlinked PCs. Huge companies like IBM, Philips, and GM must break up to become confederations of small, autonomous, entrepreneurial companies if they are to survive.

But now, only small and medium-sized companies–or big glogal that have restyled themselves as networks of entrepreneurs–will survive to be viable when we turn the corner o f the next century.


It summarizes sweeping global trends that we need to recognize and reckon with — all of us, not just those the opinion-makers or those looking to profit from the new economy.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving…. His last book Mind Set! Books by John Naisbitt. Vincent rated it did not like it Sep 19, Big companies and “economies of scale” succeeded in the comparatively slow-moving world of the four decades to the mids. Brian Willott rated it liked it Aug 21, In fact, traditional representative politics is coming to an end for “now citizens who live in representative democracies have the power to radically decentralize and to evolve into direct democracies.

Ira rated it it was ok Jul 01, Anyway, had I paid better attention to this book, I could have an extra edge in my investment portfolio particularly in Greater China Here are a few of my favorite quotes: Shaji rated it liked it Nov 15, In this latest work, he analyzes a single, already obvious trend–so-called globalization.

Iqbal rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. John Naisbitt is very good at looking into the future. As with his other works, his ideas are supported mostly by citations from the popular press.