This book is being published at a time when Finland leads the world in various fields of technology, network readiness, global competitiveness, research and creativity, reading, mathematical and scientific literacy, enrollments in universities and colleges, empowerment of women, and sustainability of the environment.
Once upon a time, long long ago, there was a far-off land close to the Arctic Circle - a chilly, bleak patchwork of forests and lakes, where bears, wolves, elks, and lynxes roamed freely and where Christmases were always white.
If you ask someone which country ranks first in global competitiveness in business, the most common answer would be the U.S. or Singapore or Japan.
She has fought her fight, paid her dues, and run her race - to the tape.
Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf is the story of an accomplished nation and her extraordinary people. By pursuing a Lone Wolf policy, Finland raised itself from a struggling, war-battered state to one of the most developed countries in the world over the course of only fifty years. The exponential rise of Nokia from tires and timbers to leading the world's telecommunication industry is indicative of the Finns and their business style. These remarkable people speak a language unique in its origins and have kept their cultural identity intact despite the influences of powerful neighbors, Sweden and Russia.
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