In the wake of the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, globalization has found itself increasingly under the microscope.
An active international discussion is underway, and the ideological viewpoint that the reversal of globalization and a return to protectionism and isolation will cure the world's ills is touted by many. In the midst of the growing prominence of international interconnectivity and contradicting attention attained by skewed misinformation about global impact, Global Business is a straightforward commentary on mega trends in globalization.
With insights and observations from academics, practitioners, and practical thinkers from around the world Global Business demystifies the economic, social, and cultural impacts of globalism and globalization, and presents a balanced explanation of what is happening and how it affects everyone. It highlights that technology and change are not new, and explores the path taken to reach our current interconnected global state. It encourages a realistic examination of where we are and invites a dialogue on where we can go together.
Mahesh Joshi is a Global Business Executive with three decades of global business experience in senior management roles, including as President of Centrifugal Compression at Cameron, a Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) company, Group President, Energy at Circor (NYSE: CIR), and General Manager at Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR). He is currently the Chief Executive of valve business at Larsen and Toubro (NSE: LT). Mahesh is an LSE alumnus and has a MSc Degree in International Strategy and Diplomacy.
Dr Lalit Johri is Senior Fellow in International Business, Saïd Business School University of Oxford
Ann Marie Juliano is a founder of D2 International Investments, a special situations advisor to large institutions, specialising in alternative investments with a focus on longevity and mortality risk. Ann Marie Juliano also founded Muse Corporation this year. This is a FinTech firm focused on improving the life of the small business owner. Prior to D2 International, Ann Marie Juliano was a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group, a large asset manager based in the US with offices in Europe. Ann Marie Juliano has an MBA from Oxford University and is an Alumni of Harvard Business School.
Professor John Hughes, CBE is Professor in Practice at LSE IDEAS and Head Practitioner on the Executive MSc Course. John was a British career diplomat for 35 years serving mainly in the Americas, together with secondments to the Cabinet Office, BAE Systems, and Shell. His final postings were as Ambassador to Venezuela and then to Argentina and Paraguay.
LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. We connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.
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