The great, unreported story in globalization is about power, not ideology. It's about how finance and business regularly, continuously insert their own self-interested deals and exceptions into rules and agreements that are then announced to the public as "free trade."
Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas.
We must take care that globalization does not become something people become afraid of.
Globalization is a policy, not an act of God
The most challenging issue raised by globalization is how we can all get along with each other in our race against time.
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
Instead of having a set of policies that are equipping people for the globalization of the economy, we have policies that are accelerating the most destructive trends of the global economy.
It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity.
We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization.
If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you.
Globalization is a bottom-up phenomenon with all actions initiated by milions of individuals, the sum total of which is "globalization." No one is in charge, and no one can anticipate what the sum of all the individual initiatives will be before the result manifest. A global economy can only be the result of "spontaneous order.
Globalization is a strategy of liberalization that becomes an economic nightmare for the poor
There is a huge shift taking place in the global awareness in the last 5 years with strong views about globalization and the power structures of major corporations.
Globalization is a fact of life. But I believe we have underestimated its fragility.
There is a growing consensus that Globalization must now be reshaped to reflect values broader than simply the freedom of capital.
Globalization could be the answer to many of the world's seemingly intractable problems. But this requires strong democratic foundations based on a political will to ensure equity and justice
This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.
Globalization has gone wrong, as it has no rules. Multinationals are almost above the law. They are so huge they are bigger than governments.
Today's terrorism is not the product of a traditional history of anarchism, nihilism, or fanaticism. It is instead the contemporary partner of globalization.
Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support.