Watch the video at the link provided entitled “The World is Flat 3.0”. Friedman explains how technology has flattened the global business environment. Write 1-2 pages (single spaced) in response to the video, being sure to answer the following questions:
Do you agree or disagree with Friedman’s assessment that the world is flat? Be sure to justify your answer with examples from the video.
What are the potential impacts of a flat world for a student performing a job search? How might this impact your own job search?
What can you do to prepare yourself for competing in a flat world?
Read the Following:
Nicholas Carr – IT Doesn’t Matter http://www.roughtype.com/archives/2007/01/it_doesnt_matte.php (Please Note: There are 8 parts to this article. You are required to read all 8–the link to the next part is at the bottom of each page)
IT Does Matter – by McFarlan and Nolan http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/3637.html
In your opinion, does IT matter? Take a stand one way or the other and be sure to support your belief. Use specific examples from the articles to support your argument.