chapter  1
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The Importance of Trends

This book describes important trends that will have a significant impact on learning, training, and performance improvement. The information a bout these trends comes from thousands of organizations located all across the world. Most of the organizations are medium to large in size and are engaged in international commerce, which means that their products and services are sold outside the borders of their countries. In addition, many have facilities or operations in other countries and function as global firms or multinational corporations. As with most organizations, they participate in the international economy.