Ford and Taylorism, Pankaj Ghemawat on Globalisation
1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PdmNbqtDdI Questions to consider: 1. Would workers in Australia, America or Europe accept the Taylorism in this form today? 2. Consider the design of scripts for use in Call Centres, can you see Taylorism in that? Explain. 3. This ‘clip’ is showing history from 100 years ago. Some would say that ‘the world has moved on’ and these ideas are out of date. However, could there be parts of the world today for which these ideas might be just what they need? Explain. 2)Pankaj Ghemawat on Globalisation URL: http://www.ted.com/talks/pankaj_ghemawat_actually_the_world_isn_t_flat.html Questions to consider: 1. Has your view on globalisation changed after listening to Professor Ghemawat? Explain. 2. Consider where you have seen the fears that people have about globalisation. Do you think these fears may subside with some data points that may suggest otherwise?