Globalization, Nation-States, and Global Governance

  • Elias G. Carayannis
  • Ali Pirzadeh
  • Denisa Popescu
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM, volume 13)


In this chapter, we summarize the general direction of the book and present the premises on which our arguments developed in the following chapters are based on. In doing so, we try to overlook our political predilections that may tint our analysis or our citations, so we can present impartial and balance perspective of the current state of the world.


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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elias G. Carayannis
    • 1
  • Ali Pirzadeh
    • 2
  • Denisa Popescu
    • 3
  1. 1.School of BusinessGeorge Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Independent ConsultantWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.World Bank GroupWashingtonUSA

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