CMGT 556 WEEK 2 The world is Flat

timer Asked: Aug 7th, 2014

Question Description

The World is Flat
Assignment Preparation

Activities include completing the chapter review, the Skillsoft courses, independent student reading, and research.

Review Ch. 1, "Business Driven Technology," Case, "The World is Flat - Thomas Friedman," of

Business Driven Technology.
Complete the following Skillsoft courses:

1.Thinking Like a CFO: Mind-set and Financial Priorities
2.Thinking Like a CFO: Making Financial Decisions
3.Thinking Like a CFO: Preparing and Presenting a Business Case
4.Thinking Like a CFO: Managing Risk
5.Capital Budgeting: The Capital Budgeting Process
6.Capital Budgeting: Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return
7.Capital Budgeting: Discounted Payback Period and Profitability Index
8.Capital Budgeting: Capital Allocation
9.IT Strategy Essentials: Business and IT Strategy Alignment
10.IT Strategy Essentials: Creating and IT Strategy Plan
11.IT Strategy Essentials: Implementing and IT Strategy


Create a series of diagrams with text-based comments based on Friedman's assessment, and justify whether you agree or not. What effect does a flat world have for a person looking for a job? What could you do to prepare yourself for competing in a flat world? Include other flatteners not mentioned in Friedman's list.

Please email for details of assignment: I need this completed by 8/17/2014

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