I’m the type who looks at a menu online and decides what to order before I get to a restaurant. I am also loyal to a fault: When I find what I love, I stay with it. I mean this in every sense of the word.
Globalization is changing how we work, and knowledge workers in particular need to be prepared. People in post-industrial economies and economies lacking in raw materials owe their prosperity to their high education standards, which are necessary for developing and producing complex products. This is exactly where Internet-based communication technologies can offer new and efficient ways to collaborate. Noticeable trends are the acceleration of work processes, globally dispersed teams and increased outsourcing of knowledge-intensive work.