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Pankaj Ghemawat

’Flat’ World Will Take Time to Smooth Out: Pankaj Ghemawat

(Updates seventh paragraph in op-ed published Oct. 20 by qualifying export contributions to globalization.)

Six years ago, Thomas Friedman published “The World Is Flat,” which has sold about 4 million copies and set the pace for global blockbusters. The book continues to have a strong grip on people’s imaginations.