How does globalisation affect our economy and how did it cause the financial melt-down? In this unique book twelve global thinkers and business people, including global entrepreneur Richard Branson ("Losing My Viriginity"), give their compelling views on the threats and opportunities that lie ahead. Included among the contributors are Jim O'Neill head of Goldman Sachs research who coined the phrase BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries; Peter Jones of BBC Draggon's Den; and, Minister for Business Lord Mandelson, Clare Short, alternative globalisation expert and eco-feminist Vandana Shiva (Earth Democracy), and 2006 Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus (Banker to the Poor).
Sir Richard Branson is one of the world's most recognisable and successful entrepreneurs, and a bestselling author most recently of Business Stripped Bare (9781905264438). Vince Cable is the author of the bestselling Storm (9781848870574), Alan Greenspan of bestselling Age of Turbulence (9780141029917), Peter Jones of bestselling Tycoon (9780340952351), Amartya Sen of bestselling