Harold L. Sirkin (Senior partner of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and of worldwide trade and economic development which the authors call “globality. This chapter explains the concept of globality. Globality is not an activity so much as it is an environment, a state of being. It is mainly fueled by. “A revolution in global business is under way.” So starts Hal Sirkin’s new book, Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything (Business.

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So the basis of competition that this new equilibrium is starting to create is also different.

Globality – Harold L. Sirkin, James W. Hemerling, Arindam K. Bhattacharya – Google Books

So, it was fundamentally a one-way street. Retrieved from ” https: The term has been described by William J. Now the Western companies have the advantage, so the advantage of the emerging local company is reduced. Then globalkty can build on that advantage by investing in research and development, new product development and distribution. Alter-globalization Anti-globalization Counter-hegemonic globalization Cultural globalization Deglobalization Democratic globalization Economic globalization Environmental globalization Financial globalization Global citizenship education Srikin governance Global health History of archaic early modern Military globalization Political globalization Trade globalization Workforce globalization.

The Battle for the World Economy. In their book, Sirkin et al. They now understand how to operate in rapidly developing economies such as China. The companies that win will be those that can bring the best of the West and the best of the East to bear in global markets. We think that the world is very spiky. This gave Nokia an sirkni learning experience.

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Nokia also changed its third-party distribution system, recognizing that when it came to sales and understanding customers — particularly the retailers — they had to be there themselves with their own people. I can charge the right price and learn the right skills. With respect to global business, they argue that the three fundamental characteristics of globalityy were these:.


Governments are retreating from control of the commanding heights of their economies: Does that affect the process of globality at all? How do you think that dynamic will play out?

Companies are refining their business intelligence gathering by capturing smart data and conducting analytics to yield the desired insights. Additional Reading Tlobality Finding the Virtue in Private Equity Firms Many view private equity firms as villainous ylobality intent on the singular goal of profit. Capital accumulation Dependency Development Earth system Fiscal localism Modernization ecological history of Primitive accumulation Social change World history World-systems.

They built a position in China in the early days, by selling the traditional way — by offering a higher-cost Slrkin product. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The world is going to get much more competitive.

Ever-cheaper communications and ever-faster computers, along with the Internet, are facilitating the flow of goods and services, as well as knowledge and information.

Companies that operate in environments with different spikes, such as low-cost labor, are beginning to use those spikes to their advantage. They have hundreds of thousands of employees there. That means that companies from India, like Tata, or companies from China, like Baosteel, play on the global stage, and compete with the Western companies. And if you look at the rapidly developing economies overall, there are about 3.

And you have to start thinking about the pricing and sourcing of all these things. It is a huge opportunity…. How much does this erode the competitive advantage of emerging challengers from these countries, when multinational companies set up operations there? As we see that happening, we see the environment changing. If you look at the population in India, there are about 1. So, competing for everything includes competing for the right to go to Wharton.


What has changed over the last few years with the rise of China, India, Russia, Eastern Europe and Brazil is the emergence of a two-way street.

BCG’s Hal Sirkin on ‘Globality’ and the New Two-way Street of Global Business

We think that over the next 20 years, another billion consumers will move from abject poverty and enter the consumer market. The way to increase surkin odds of success is to blend those two perspectives together.

If you want to produce a low-end product, you can do it that way. From Wikipedia, the globzlity encyclopedia. Innovation What Traits Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed Audacity and courage are among the hallmarks of successful startup founders, according to panelists at the recent Wharton India Economic Forum.

I look at an Indian sirin like Bharat Forge in Pune, India, which is the third-largest manufacturer of forgings in the world. But new Wharton research provides better insight into the benefits of PE buyouts.

And again, it will become a significant battle. What should be their strategy to globalize? We are all talking about this global slowdown, especially the credit crunch in the U. Perhaps one of the best examples is Nokia, the Scandinavian manufacturer of cellular telephones. What are the implications for companies in places like India and China? Samir Amin Arjun Appadurai K.

What are the opportunities and threats that globality presents for them?