The World is Flat
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
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.