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Tracing the Roots of Globalization and Business Principles by Lawrence A. Beer

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Part I

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The Natural Social Imperative

An author’s conclusions or reflective summaries are normally reserved for insertion at the end of a book. But I have always been impressed by the writing style of Pulitzer Prize writing author Jared Diamond who offers the reader an insight into what he has learned in his introductory chapters.1 Let me follow suit and share my own thoughts, as a number of amazing concepts came out of my research and editing of this book. Overall the essential contention of this book is that globalization incites and magnifies humanity’s strengths while exposing its weaknesses. It thereby acts as a prime provocateur for the growth and development of civilization. Built on a system of multiterritorial, economically ...

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