The world is diverse, and interconnected in its ethnicities, geopolitics, geo-economics, innovation mechanisms, and wealth distribution models. As well as being diverse in its resources, beliefs and ideologies. The 20th century established world centers of gravity, in terms of politics, business, finance, and political influence are tilting.
Emerging economies have surpassed the point of ascension, they are now on their way of shaping the new world order. The G8 is no longer relevant, for the G20 has come into force. This is the world we live in and it is our duty to make it successful, by making socially responsible business and management decisions.
This is the reason why we see interactions between nations, ethnicities, cultures, systems, models, ideologies, as a gift for there are a wealth of opportunities to leverage from.