Looks at a range of contemporary crisis and tensionsMultidisciplinary in appeal; Uses theories drawn from sociology, politics, and organization studies Helps the reader navigate a complicated global landscape by offering a clear way of thinking about instability and crisis. In addition to opinion and analysis, the book offers a wealth of empirical evidence that is presented in the form of accessible visual displays
Mauro F. Guillen is the Zandman Professor of International Management at the Wharton School, and Director of the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania. His research has to do with globalization and its impact on patterns of organization and on the diffusion of innovations. He is the author of a dozen books and over 40 scholarly articles. He is an elected fellow of the Sociological Research Association, a former Guggenheim fellow, a recipient of the Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneer Award, and a member of the Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals at the World Economic Forum.
1: The Global System
4: Complexity, Coupling, and the Great Recession
5: The U.S./China Relationship
6: The Euro Zone as a Complex, Tightly-Coupled System
7: The Future of the Global System