February 22, 2012
Global Integration, Act II
By SAMUEL J PALMISANO
As everyone knows, the world has been “flattening” for the past three decades. This has opened the door for dozens of nations and billions of people to enter the global economy. What many do not realize is that this era is coming to an end.
The localities and economies that succeed will have clarity on the kind of economic and societal innovation they do uniquely well — what makes them stand out in the global competitive market for talent and investment. And they will invest in that.