Could General Electric’s decision on Glocalization serve as Globalization 2.0?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 5, 2016


Economics pundit Robert J. Samuelson recently deplored a speech by the head of General Electric that promised the American multi-nation was determined to “localize production”. Jeffrey Immelt of GE noted that “globalization was being attacked as never before”, in the US and elsewhere, American presidential candidates were taking a protectionist stance, and that it was … Continue reading “Could General Electric’s decision on Glocalization serve as Globalization 2.0?”

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Get real, Trump, Fortune magazine. Get off the gripes-wagon on China trade

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2016


Fortune’s analysis of Donald Trump’s trade gripes describes “the New York tycoon’s capacity for ignorance and outlandishness on economic issues” as the reason he routinely spouts “balderdash” on the subject. And then, bizarrely, Fortune itself gets on the gripes-wagon and spouts a load of pouty lipped-complaints about China’s preferential treatment of Chinese companies. As if … Continue reading “Get real, Trump, Fortune magazine. Get off the gripes-wagon on China trade”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK