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Key Take-Home Messages

The world is changing at a pace that we have never seen before. In order to stay ahead of the curve and remain relevant to employers, we must engage in life-long learning. Globalization is not a zero sum game. Everyone can benefit in a globalized system. Some might benefit more while a couple individuals will ...

Course Synthesis

In this Global Strategy class, I learned about the various international endeavors of various companies. What I found very interesting is the important position that various Asian companies are having on the world. For example, the fact that Huawei is a leading company in global telecommunications is an impressive fact. In light of this, I ...

Global Assessment Reflection

This Illiad Global Assessment challenged my perceived view of the knowledge that I have about various other cultures and about myself. I enjoyed taking the Global Mindset quiz because it showed me that even through my extensive travels and through my various international classes, there is still a lot to learn in the world and ...

Book Reflection: Thank You for Being Late, Thomas Friedman

As a part of the Global Strategy course at the University of Maryland, we are encouraged to read and reflect on Thank You for Being Late by Thomas Friedman. Author of The World is Flat, Thomas Friedman explains how things have changed since the turn of the century and what caused this rapid change. He ...