April 18, 2006

Greenwald on Globalization: Strategies, Challenges and Opportunities

In a discussion of the challenges and opportunities posed by the new era of globalization, Professor Bruce Greenwald offers historical context, explores the role of the IMF and outlines the obstacles facing corporate America in the battle to remain globally competitive.


photo Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management at Columbia Business School, discusses the challenges and opportunities posed by the new era of globalization. In a wide-ranging discussion, Professor Greenwald describes the historical context of globalization, focuses on the role of the IMF with respect to trade surpluses and deficits and outlines the challenges facing corporate America in the battle to remain globally competitive. Interview conducted by Andrew Archer, MBA '06, Chazen Society Fellow.

 

DetailsView Video: Defining "Globalization" (0:37)

DetailsView Video: Globalization is an opportunity, not an imperative, for developing countries (2:31)

DetailsView Video: Regulation of the Global Marketplace (1:42)

DetailsView Video: A role for the IMF: control of surpluses and deficits (5:57)

DetailsView Video: Adaptation of corporate business strategies to the global market (2:17)

DetailsView Video: Opportunities and threats facing the USA in the new era of globalization (2:34)

DetailsView Video: Culture of US firms and the ability to compete on a global scale (4:19)

DetailsView Video: Outsourcing and its perceived negative impact on the US labor market (1:52)

 To read an excerpt from Greenwald's book please visit Ideas at Work.

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