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  1. Navigating A ‘Global’ World:Preparing for the Journey Harry I. Chernotsky GIAS UNC Charlotte (NC, USA) www.gias.uncc.edu

  2. NavegandoUn Mondo Global:Preparando El Viaje Harry I. Chernotsky GIAS UNC Charlotte (NC, USA) www.gias.uncc.edu

  3. A World of Bordersun mundo de fronteras

  4. Geographic Bordersfronterasgeográficas • Physical World el mundofísico • how & where settle • degree of interaction

  5. The Physical World:Can We Sustain It? ¿SOSTENER?

  6. Political Bordersfronteraspolíticas • Political World el mundopolítico • States/Countries • Territory • Population • Governments • Recognition

  7. The Political World:Can We Control It? ¿CONTROLAR?

  8. Economic Bordersfronteras econόmicas • Economic World el mundo econόmico • Markets • exchange of • goods • services • capital • people

  9. The Economic World:Can We Enrich It? ¿ENRIQUECER?

  10. Socio-Cultural Bordersfronteras socio-culturales • Identity World el mundoidentitario • Classes/Nations • Language • Religion • Ethnicity • Economic Status • Historical Roots

  11. The Identity World:Can We Preserve It? ¿PRESERVAR?

  12. Understanding Our Changing World:Crossing Global Borders CruzandoFronteras

  13. Agent of Change:Globalization Globalizaciόn

  14. WHAT ISGLOBALIZATION?

  15. THE DEFINING TRAITel rasgodefinitivo • Interdependence and Integration interdependencia e integraciόn --- networks & relationships --- compression of time & space “how people act in the world influenced by how they think about the world.”

  16. THE DEFINING IDEAla idea definitiva • Free Market Capitalism … Neo-Liberalism capitalismo de libremercado … neo-liberalismo • Openness …apertura • Deregulation …desregulaciόn • Privatization …privatizaciόn • “The Golden Straitjacket” (Friedman) camisa de fuerzadorada

  17. THE DEFINING CULTUREla culturadefinitiva • Americanization/Homogenization

  18. SOURCES OF POWERfuentes de poder

  19. Globalization:The Up Side (beneficios) • Growth • Jobs • Technology • Living Conditions • New Ways of Thinking

  20. Globalization:The Down Side (problemas) • Uneven Growth • Job Displacement • Increasing Inequality • Loss of Identity • Loss of Autonomy

  21. Is Globalization New (nueva) ?

  22. Globalization Today • The Big Difference? • farther…deeper…faster… cheaper… than ever before más: lejos, ancho, rápido, barato and … It’s a lot more difficult to control mucho más dificilcontrolar

  23. So…. how do I prepare for my journey through this world?

  24. Working in the 21st Century World:Key Developments 1. Automation/Technology …automatización/tecnología 2. Changes in the Workplace …. lugar de trabajo • Less Hierarchy and Supervision … menosjerarquía • More Autonomy and Responsibility …. másresponsabilidad • Less Predictability and Stability …. menospredecible 3. Globalization … globalización

  25. Globalization of Work & People:Key Competitive Challenges 1. Hollowing Out of Existing Jobs …menospuestos de trabajo • Outsourced ($); Replaced (technology) 2. Expansion of Virtual Work …trabajo virtual • The World is Getting “Flatter” 3. The Rise of Transnational People …personas transnacionales • Relocate swiftly • Communicate cross-culturally

  26. Working in the 21st Century World :Getting Yourself Prepared • Foundational Knowledge … erudición • Practical Literacies … alfabetismo • Reading & Mathematical • Science & Technological • Civic • 21st Century Competency Skills habilidadescompetentes • The Four C’s

  27. Skills for the 21st Century:The Four C’s 1. CRITICAL THINKING …. pensamientocrítico 2. COMMUNICATION …. comunicación 3. COLLABORATION …. colaboración 4. CREATIVITY …. creatividad

  28. Go forth … salid Be happy … sedfeliz Be productive … sedproductivo But remember …… peroacuerda

  29. Ciudadano tueres el cambioque del quieresver en el mundoMundo