CHAPTER 6

Global Voices

Pankaj Ghemawat and Anil K. Gupta

Along with new ideas about organizational architecture, emerging micromarkets, and innovation, the best Indian management thinkers bring a new perspective on globalization. From a purely Western vantage point, the world can seem very flat, but to those with one foot in the developed world and the other firmly rooted in the developing world, the picture appears more complex.

Having made the journey from their homeland to the West, many of the Indian thinkers we have met are keenly aware that globalization has different connotations depending on the place where one experiences it. It can be an opportunity or a threat. It can also be overstated.

Globalization 1.0

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