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
Thinker of the Month
Professor of Leadership at IE Business School in Madrid. Her new book, Yours Truly: Staying Authentic in Leadership and Life, is available this month.
Ricardo Vargas talks about the Brightline Initiative.
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