Anti-globalization sentiments have started occupying center stage in the political narrative, of late—signaling a pronounced focus on localization and rejection of seamless trade flows. The Brexit vote and the Trump presidency seem to have added further punch to this counter trend, sparking concern the world over. But will isolationism ever work in an increasingly connected world?
Facing up to the new reality
By Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
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Indian-born American academic and the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Nilofer Merchant speaks about The Power of Onlyness.
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