Originally Posted by legion
There are very few career choices that will be insulated from the effects of a globalized economy.
These are among the few examples of jobs and margin that will be insulated from the effects of outsourcing and globalization within your working lifespan:
These are among those that will be impacted:
I'm not qualified to suggest what any brick and mortar company should do however, for some of us it might be a good idea to anticipate and embrace change.
Because it has arrived.
My point is the theory of globalization will be severely impacted by rising fuel costs. The notion of globalization relies on the assumption that one can transport things for a nominal fee. If that fee becomes several times it's assumed rate business models will change accordingly.
Just something to consider when talking about global change, there are many variables!